Take the Antibiotics Quiz

Antibiotics have been called "wonder drugs." They can treat infections that once killed many people. But using these medicines when they shouldn’t be has let certain bacteria to become resistant to them. Learn more about this important issue by taking this quiz.

1. Antibiotics kill both viruses and bacteria that cause illness.

B Vitamin Niacin Can Damage Eyes  

Taking high amounts of a vitamin known to have health benefits may seem perfectly safe, but sometimes it can be dangerous: Too much niacin can damage eyes.

Gabapentin Side Effects 

Gabapentin is prescribed to manage epileptic seizures and to treat nerve pain. Learn about possible gabapentin side effects in order to use the drug safely.

Diet Supplement Dangers 

Don’t assume diet supplements sold at health food stores or online are safe. Research shows diet supplement dangers, especially for young people, are real.