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Health Headlines - December 5 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Fewer Drugs Covered by Medicare Part D in 2008 Fewer drugs will be covered under Medicare D insurance plans in 2008 because of changes made by the U.S. government and insurers, according to an analysis by the consulting firm Avalere Health. On average, there will be a 26 percent reduction from this year to next in the number of drugs offe ... Read on »
Oregon Pseudoephedrine Legal Fail by Dr. Paul Hsieh Medical Doctor Posted Fri 24 Feb 2012 7:05am This is not a surprise: " Oregon's Prescription Requirement for Cold Medicine Has Little Effect on Meth ". From the article Since 2006, the state of Oregon has had the strictest pseudoephedrine laws in the country. The popular decongestant, a common additive to over-the-counter cold and allergy medications, is also used to make black market m ... Read on »
8 Drugs Doctors Say They Would Not Take by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm I just read about these 8 drugs that doctors wouldn't take. Hmm, should we be taking them? Anyway, here's what Men's Health learned: Doctors count on the Physicians' Desk Reference to help them make smart prescribing decisions. Unfortunately, it seems some doctors rarely pull the PDR off the shelf. Or if they do crack it open, they don't sta ... Read on »
Caustic Bath Salts Kill by David M. Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 11:08am Calling these things bath salts is fiction if I ever heard a fanciful tale. There are also called plant foods. No one I know of is putting this stuff in water and plants that get this stuff aren’t long for this world. What these so called “bath salts” do is put people in the hospital emergency room. Sometimes they are fatal. By calling ... Read on »
Cheers and Jeers by Dina S. Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 8:54am by Laura Jungreis, blogger Cheers to… The University of Exeter, for funding research about the benefits of beetroot juice. Two studies showed that cyclists who drank beetroot juice hours before riding were able to exercise for 20% longer than those given a placebo liquid.  Scientists believe that the beetroot juice allows the ... Read on »
8 Drugs Doctors Will Not Take by Dr. MJ Wegmann Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 10:04pm By Morgan Lord, Men’s Health Of course, plenty of M.D.’s do know which prescription and over-the-counter drugs are duds, dangers, or both. So we asked them, “Which medications would you skip?” Their list is your second opinion. If you’re on any of these meds, talk to your doctor. Maybe he or she will finally open that big red book with all ... Read on »
pseudoephedrine vs thyca patient by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Apr 2006 12:00am I have to give this round to the pseudoephedrine (generic Sudafed). About a week and a half ago I came down sick with a nasty sinus infection. I did a 5-day course of Zithromax and felt better, but the post nasal drip never went away. I've been using Mucinex to keep things from gunking up too badly, but the drip-drip-drip was ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 12 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Chinese Government Admits Toys Contained 'Date-Rape' Chemical The Chinese government acknowledged over the weekend that millions of Aqua Dot toys recalled in the United States do indeed contain a chemical that can turn into what is known as the "date-rape" drug if it is ingested. The Associated Press reports the Chinese General Ad ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 11 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm FDA Approves Products That Reduce Spread of Dangerous Bacteria The spread of the deadly strain of staphylococcus bacterium known as MRSA away from hospitals and into schools and the general population has prompted the U.S. government to speed up the approval process of products designed to combat the antibiotic-resistant germ. The Chicago ... Read on »
What are decongestants? Are they safe? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am Decongestants are a group of medications that are supposed to unstop the nose or reduce the nose's congestion. Our bodies are wired so that the brain thinks that normally we should breathe through our noses, not our mouths. The feeling of a stopped up nose is not an indication of a life-threatening event, however the brain detects something is wr ... Read on »