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Christopher Reeve To Have Promoted Basement Lab


Chrisopher Reeve has died. But his vision of a "Cure" has not.

Your Kidney Function Really Matters: A Lighter Look at What You Need to Know to Prevent Adverse Dru


When you (or loved ones) are taking prescription or over the counter medications..

Spin Control: What to Do When Youre Dizzy


Dizzy Dean, the great baseball pitcher of the 1930s-1940s, once quipped, "The doctors x-rayed my head and found nothing."That is as good an analogy as any in describing what often happens to patients with the symptom of dizziness.

Bextra, Vioxx and Side Effects - Do You Need Aa Lawyer?


The recent withdrawals of the prescription medications Vioxx and Bextra from the marketplace have many people concerned. Studies show that the use of Vioxx could increase the likelihood of strokes and heart attacks; Bextra carries those same risks and also increases the chances of contracting Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, a potentially fatal skin disease.

Bextra and Vioxx -- Tips for Arthritis Relief Without Them


The recent withdrawal of Vioxx and Bextra from the marketplace, due to concerns over unwanted side effects, has many arthritis sufferers concerned. These drugs, which belong to a powerful class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs known as COX-2 inhibitors, are quite effective at fighting the pain and inflammation of arthritis.

Are You Suffering From Addiction?


Many researchers believe that addiction is a behavior that can be controlled to some extent and also a brain disease. And since some testing with functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) found that all addictions tend to cause nearly the same reactions inside the brain, there could be one type of control model for addiction health-related issues.

Back Pain & Muscle Pain - Effective & Natural Pain Treatment Alternatives


Pain and Stress. They seem almost to go hand in hand - not only in their negative connotation, but also in their biological causes and triggers.

Doc, My Tummy Aches and My Joints Hurt! Is there a connection?


Inflammatory disease of the bowel- regional enteritis (Crohn's disease) and ulcerative colitis- are often associated with arthritis. This occurs because inflammation in the bowel and the joints may share a common immunological abnormality.

Bextra and Vioxx -- Alternative Medications Have Warnings, Too


At the urging of the Food and Drug Administration, the drugs Vioxx and Bextra have both been voluntarily withdrawn from the market by their manufacturers. Studies show that these drugs, part of a family of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) known as COX-2 inhibitors, may be linked to increased chances of heart attack or stroke.

Signs of an Addiction


Addictions come in many forms. It's important to recognize the signs of addictions in order to seek out help before the problem becomes to large.

"Doc, my mouth is so dry all the time. What could be the problem?"


Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder - a disorder in which your body attacks its own tissues because it thinks they are foreign. It prevents your body's exocrine (moisture-producing) gland from producing enough moisture for different areas of your body.

Rebound Headache - Stop The Cycle


You've been getting headaches. Finally, you find some medications that are making a difference.

Online Pharmacy Watch: DEA Does Spring Cleaning Of Illegal Internet Pharmacies


Since early 2004, it has become more apparent every day that the online pharmacy industry is being destroyed. Who is doing such damage to bring the industry crashing down, you ask? So far, the people responsible are savvy businessmen who are using their skills to create temporary safety nets for black-hat operations using loopholes in international security.

Be Informed About The Medications You Take


The recent withdrawal of the prescription drugs Vioxx and Bextra have arthritis patients concerned about their health, lawyers busy with lawsuits, and Congress poring over thousands of pages of documents obtained from the manufacturer. The drugs, part of a family of medications known as COX-2 inhibitors, have recently been shown to increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes among users who take the drugs for long periods of time.

How Is Mold Like AIDS?


Don't laugh. Both get a lot of coverage in the press.

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