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self-care.

Simplifying self-care.

We're here to help you take charge of your self-care decisions by decoding dosing, explaining ingredients, and simplifying safety to help you find the over-the-counter products you need to make the most of your health.

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Health in Handtm

Simplifying
self-care.

We're here to help you take charge of your self-care decisions by decoding dosing, explaining ingredients, and simplifying safety to help you find the over-the-counter products you need to make the most of your health.

Healthy living
My self-care
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From healthy sleep tips to staying safe in the sun, learn how you and your family can make each day an opportunity to create positive self-care routines.

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Being unique is something to be celebrated! As your healthcare needs shift and change throughout life, explore our resources on different ages and stages to help you take your health into your hands.

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About us
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Meet our experts

Meet Our Experts

These are the professionals behind the information that helps you better understand and safely use common over-the-counter (OTC) products.

These are the professionals behind the information that helps you better understand and safely use common over-the-counter (OTC) products.

Duffy MacKay, ND

Duffy MacKay, ND, is the Senior Vice President of Dietary Supplements at the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA). His career in supplements spans over 25 years and includes serving as a senior executive and scientist at leading dietary supplement companies.

Emily Navarro, MS, RD

Emily is a registered dietitian and health communications expert who specializes in topics related to nutrition, food, and wellness. She describes herself as a nutrition nerd and has a knack for translating nutrition science into everyday tips and resources for a variety of audiences.

Bob Arnot, M.D.

Dr. Bob Arnot is an Emmy-award broadcast journalist and author with over 44 years of experience in medicine. He has run an emergency medicine service of nearly 100 hospitals, served as chief medical correspondent for NBC’s Dateline, Today, and Nightly News shows, medical correspondent at CBS News, and continues today to cover the pandemic for a variety of national and international broadcasting platforms from Larry King and Fox to PBS and Al Jazeera.

Ken Redcross, M.D.

Ken Redcross, MD, is author of “Bond: The 4 Cornerstones of a Lasting and Caring Relationship with Your Doctor,” and founder of Redcross Concierge, a personalized medical practice designed to enhance the patient-doctor relationship while providing convenient access to a full spectrum of health care services and holistic and wellness counseling.

Brett Snodgrass, FNP-C

Brett is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Pain Educator practicing at LifeLinc Pain in Memphis where she is the Director of Clinical Operations. She is also an award winning healthcare blogger (TheNPmom). Brett is board certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), where she is currently the Tennessee State Representative.

Henry W. Lim, M.D.

Dr. Henry W. Lim is the Chair Emeritus of the Department of Dermatology for Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. A board-certified dermatologist with a special expertise on the effect of sunlight on the skin, he is also a former president of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Lim received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. and completed his dermatology residency at the New York University School of Medicine.

Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D.

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP, is a pediatrician, mother to two young boys, and the author of the Seattle Children’s Hospital Seattle Mama Doc Blog, the first pediatrician-authored blog for a major children's hospital. She is regularly quoted as an expert for The New York Times, USA Today, and the TODAY show.

OTC Pain Reliever Quiz

Answer a few questions to learn more about your personal risk factors and find out which over-the-counter pain relievers may be right for you.

Anhydrous Citric Acid
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
Pyrilamine Maleate
Pamabrom
Diphenhydramine Citrate
Polyethylene Glycol 3350
Sucralose
Silicon Dioxide
Magnesium Stearate
Stearic Acid
Dextrose
Sucrose
Magnesium Hydroxide
Docusate Sodium
Phenazopyridine Hydrochloride
Caffeine
Sodium Salicylate
Methenamine
Resorcinol
Octisalate
Octinoxate
Dimethicone
Camphor
Triamcinolone Acetonide (Glucocorticoid)
Fluticasone Propionate (Glucocorticoid)
Calcium Carbonate
Potassium nitrate
Levonorgestrel
Fexofenadine
Magnesia phosphorica
Carbo vegetabilis
Histaminum hydrochloricum
Hypericum perforatum
Arnica montana
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
Rhus tox
Lidocaine
Apis mellifica
Thuja occidentalis
Pulsatilla
Diclofenac Sodium
Epinephrine
Esomeprazole
Racepinephrine
Ephedrine
Lansoprazole
Triclosan
Terbinafine
Sodium Bicarbonate
Simethicone
Psyllium
Pseudoephedrine
Phenylephrine
Omeprazole
Menthol
Nicotine
Naproxen Sodium
Methyl Salicylate
Magnesium Salicylate
Loperamide
Ibuprofen
Guaifenesin
Famotidine
Hydrocortisone
Fluoride
Dextromethorphan
Clotrimazole
Doxylamine
Pheniramine
Chlorpheniramine
Loratadine
Diphenhydramine
Cimetidine
Clemastine
Capsaicin
Bismuth Subsalicylate
Benzocaine
Aspirin
Bisacodyl
Acetaminophen
Aluminum Hydroxide
Cetirizine