Why you should ditch the energy drinks for good

Posted by CarePoint Health on Jan 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

With so many people dealing with packed schedules, demanding jobs, and not enough sleep, it's no wonder the sales of energy drinks have soared in recent years. For people who don’t want to get their kick with coffee, the appeal of a soda-like energy drink is often more palatable — but are they a good substitute for a cup of joe?

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, Primary care, Alcohol

7 ways to avoid dangerous drug interactions

Posted by CarePoint Health on Dec 31, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people end up in the emergency room due to adverse drug reactions. Many of them are caused by taking two or more medications that don’t interact well with one another. Others involve a reaction between a food and a medication or an overdose.

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Topics: Health, Primary care, Alcohol

The facts about women and alcohol

Posted by CarePoint Health on Dec 2, 2015 1:00:00 PM

The reasons for having a drink are wide and varied among women. Some women drink at social activities or to unwind at the end of the day. Some women drink because they believe that drinking red wine every day is good for them. Drinking has become an acceptable and almost expected part of daily life in our culture. But is it really harmless?

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Topics: OBGYN, Women's health, Health, Alcohol