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Phenylpropanolamine (PPH) Lawyer: Decongestant Causes Stroke


Phenylpropanolamine, or PPH, used to be an active ingredient in many over the counter nasal decongestants and weight control drug products. The FDA pulled phenylpropanolamine off the market in May of 2000 when a Yale University School of Medicine study found that patients using PPH were at a higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke, or bleeding of the brain.

Lipitor Lawyer: Statin Drugs Cause Muscle Damage in 98%


Doctors have been encouraged to prescribe the cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins quite liberally. Patients who suffer heart attacks often have elevated levels of cholesterol, so statins like Lipitor are prescribed to lower the cholesterol.

Environmental Medicine


Our modern preservatives and other pollutants like yellow dye no. 5 have caused bodily responses which detract or impair the natural process of our system.

Residential Drug Treatment Centers


Chemical dependency recovery provides with positive changes in reactions and behaviors. Residential Treatment Centers can be accommodate those suffering from alcoholism, drug addiction, gambling addiction, and more.

Bextra, Some Facts To Consider


For those who take Bextra, there are many warnings out that are telling people to stop. It is wise to do this and to do it right away.

Bextra and Vioxx Withdrawal Spurs Price Increase Among Rivals


The market for painkillers is huge. People don't like pain and inflammation, and last year Americans spent nearly $4 billion on just two of them - Vioxx and Bextra.

Drug Abuse In Teens: Online Drug Abuse Identification Help


Teen drug abuse is at an all time high, but not in the same way that most people might assume. Parents are accustomed to hearing about teens doing everything from huffing chemicals to smoking weed, popping ecstasy, and even injecting heroin.

5 Risks to Avoid When Purchasing Discount Medicines Online


With the increasing price of prescription medications, many consumers are finding it more difficult to afford the price of prescriptions. Due to this, a large number of such consumers are looking for alternate ways to find affordable medications.

Thalidomide


Thalidomide is responsible for causing more than 10,000 children to be born with birth defects.A West German Pharmaceutical Company first introduced Thalidomide as a sedative or sleep aid in 1957, and scientific testing determined that Thalidomide was safe, before it was introduced.

Dr. Will Horsley, M.D.


Dr. Horsley is Cornea fellowship trained and Lasik board certified by the American Board of Eye Surgeons, (http://www.

How to Make Changes in Your Healthcare Organization


For many of us change is a difficult process. In organizations like healthcare it seems to advance at a snail's pace sometimes.

Pagan Medicine: Then and Now


A time will come when our children's children will look back upon the age of "modern" medicine of the 21st century as paganistic witchcraft, foisted upon ignorant masses of people. May God rightly judge those who corrupted His ministry of healing and killed His children.

The Lower Cost Prescription Drug Alternative


Today in the United States, there are hundreds of thousands of people who do not have and cannot afford adequate health care coverage. Sadly, many must pay out of pocket for medical treatment of any kind, not to mention much needed prescriptions.

Lipitor Side Effects


Lipitor is a drug intended to help lower cholesterol. The generic name for this brand-name medication is atorvastatin.

Bextra and Vioxx Withdrawal Spawn Advertising Pause from Bristol Myers


Pharmaceutical giant Bristol Myers Squibb has announced that they will suspend direct-to-consumer advertising for their prescription drug products for a year. This comes in the wake of the well-publicized withdrawals of Merck's Vioxx and Pfizer's Bextra, two non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that were voluntarily withdrawn from the market recently.

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