Do I Need an STD Test to Be Treated for Chlamydia?

There is a stigma around sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), even though they are much more common than you might think. The CDC estimates that annually, around 1 in 5 people in the United States have an STD. That makes STDs one of the most common issues that people...
H. Pylori and Your Stomach

H. Pylori and Your Stomach

You might have experienced the uncomfortable feeling of having acid reflux from your stomach. It is typically described as an uncomfortable feeling in the chest that coincides with eating. You feel like your chest is burning and you can sometimes feel an unpleasant...

What it is

Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist that acts on the opioid receptors. Some formulations also contain naloxone–an opioid antagonist–to prevent overdose.

What it treats

Buprenorphine is an opioid used to treat opioid addiction and pain. Only certain doctors/addiction specialists are allowed to prescribe it.