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Fioricet: Migraine Remedy Medication Or Just Another Headache?


We've all had garden variety headaches from time to time. Getting sleep, drinking water, or taking aspirin or Tylenol lets you squash these "tension headaches" (as doctors call them) quickly and easily.

Nasonex And You: Breathe Easy, Not Sneezy


While everybody else is wandering around enjoying the spring weather, are you hiding out in your hermetically-sealed house? Do you dread the start of poolside parties because your date is going to be a box of tissues? If so, like so many of us, allergies may be running your life.Why me? And why allergies?An allergy is caused when your body releases chemicals to ward off foreign bodies trying to make their way into your blood stream.

Vioxx Side Effects : Are You Suffering?


Have you ever taken the drug Vioxx or celebrex? In September 2004 the drug manufacturer Merck decided to recall the product after long term data suggested a serious potential side effect.This drug and others like it such as as 'Celebrex', 'Bextra' and 'Arcoxia' are part of a family of drugs known as "COX2 drugs" or "COX2 inhibitors"They have been developed with, ironically, patient safety in mind.

Discipline Medicine


Most writers suffer from a lack of discipline. The urge to procrastinate is strong as writing is agonizing work because it is done alone without support from colleagues, acquaintances, and friends unlike other occupations that take place in an office, a store, a factory, or some other location where people are present.

Prescription Drug Side Effects: Treating From The Outside Or The Inside?


Throughout time there have always been two opposing points of view as to how to maintain good health, or how to regain it after having lost it. This conflict has continued since ancient times .

Toenail Fungus: Treatment and Prevention


A thick, yellowish nail with splotchy white areas is a classic presentation for a fungal toenail. In the early stages the toenail is only slightly discolored, or slightly thickened.

Parasites In Your Colon


Your colon is a place for other parasites and organisms to breed and live. Many are harmful to your health and enter the body in various ways - foods we eat, through the bottom of your feet, air you breathe, the water you drink, and through sexual activity.

Strong Pain Relief - Powerful & Effective Natural Pain Management Alternative


The recent removal of several high profile and popular prescription pain medications of the same pharmaceutical family, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, from the buyer's market has left many people searching for a safer alternative for powerful, fast and effective pain relief. The most recent removal was Pfizer's pulling of Bextra, citing serious skin reactions, sometimes fatal, and two others, Vioxx and Celebrex have been linked to heart related risks.

Why Our Healthcare System Isnt Healthy


Most people are well aware that an estimated 45 million Americans currently do not have healthcare, but is the crisis simply the lack of health insurance or even the cost of health insurance? Is there a bigger underlying problem at the root of our healthcare system? Although the U.S.

ADHD - Are there Treatment Options?


As an ADD coach I am often asked about the treatment options available for Attention Deficit Disorder. Generally when someone says "ADD" the first thing that will come to the layperson's mind is 'Ritalin' or an image of a hyperactive "Dennis-the-Menace" type.

Every Pharmaceutical Drug LEECHES Nutrients From Your Body


Are you currently on one or more pharmaceutical drugs? Perhaps you are not aware, but every pharmaceutical drug depletes the body of various nutrients, depriving your cells of the essential raw materials which drive normal, natural cell function. The data on our industrialized food supply already suggestes that each of us is not getting enough nutrition from diet alone.

Zyprexa - History of the Drug


Since the beginning of mankind, mental illness has played a role in our society. Victims of such illnesses have been outcast, stereotyped and often ridiculed.

Overview of FDA Recalled Drug - BEXTRA


Bextra, also known as valdecoxib, is a prescription medicine known as a COX-2 Inhibitor. Like Vioxx and Celebrex, it supposedly lessen the pain of inflammation and fever without causing stomach irritation common to aspirin and other NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs).

Facial Pain: When a Nerve Is a Live Wire


Of all the places in the body that can hurt, the face might seem the strangest. But for some people, that's exactly where the agony occurs, and the cause is a nerve gone haywire.

Curing Lou Gehrigs Disease


ALS is the disease that took the life of the famed baseball player. The disease benched Lou Gehrig from the game that he loved and later took his life.

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When Poop Becomes Medicine
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Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. In 1957, a young microbiologist named Stanley Falkow started asking sick people to swallow their own poop. Falkow was working as a technician in a hospital lab at ...



Complex inhalers could prevent some patients from taking medicine, study suggests
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Community providers will help drive the future of precision medicine
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Soccer is basically medicine, some researchers argue - Reuters
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By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Compared to inactive people, recreational soccer players have lower cholesterol, blood pressure and resting heart rates as well as less fat mass, a research review suggests. Compared to some other forms of exercise ...

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Lakewood Senior Sets Sights On Medicine
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MORRISON, Colo (CBS4) – CBS4 is honoring the future leaders in Colorado high schools. With help from our partners at the Colorado School of Mines, each month, CBS4 gives $1,000 to a high school student who excels in the STEM fields. future leaders ...



Davenport cosmetic surgeon allowed to practice medicine with restrictions
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The Iowa Board of Medicine is allowing a Davenport cosmetic surgeon and obstetrician to return to practice but with numerous limitations until a final hearing concerning his ability to safely perform cosmetic surgical procedures. LeRoy Yates, 61, the ...



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Florida tracks medical pot, venomous snakes and cold medicine — but not AR-15 rifles
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Florida tracks how much cold medicine Floridians buy and whether they hunt or fish. The state maintains a registry of medical marijuana users and people who own venomous reptiles. Palm Beach County even keeps a list of licenses for adult entertainers ...

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Origami Organs: Medicine's Next Big Thing?
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NHS medicine errors may have contributed to 22000 deaths a year
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Medicine, heroes and dancing in Cuba
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HAVANA – Donated medications can't be given to the state, my host mother Lesbia explains to me as I pry for anecdotes about her experiences with health care for a potential story. I am walking the fine line between acting as a journalist and a house ...

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