Yasmin birth control pills are among those that contain drospirenone, a synthetic hormone that appears to carry an elevated risk for blood clots. Gnarls Monkey/Flickr hide caption

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Study: Boosting Good Cholesterol With Niacin Did Not Cut Heart Risks

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Mixing antidepressant Paxil and the cholesterol-fighter Pravachol may lead to an unexpected increase in blood sugar, researchers say. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Pharma's Golden Age Leads To Generics Windfall

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Researchers say that anti-inflammatory drugs in pill form are reasonable alternatives to inhalers. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Pills May Be Just As Good As Inhalers For Asthmatic Kids

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