19 hrs ago
Recovering From Hip Surgery Without Opioid Painkillers
Chronic pain is something that is difficult to understand when not experienced. More so, its hard to make doctors get that the only thing you want is for the pain to stop.
23 hrs ago
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Kate Mulgrew on Emmy nom: 'Red' alert
After 42 years in this crazy acting business, Orange is the New Black 's Kate Mulgrew has received her first Emmy nomination for her work as Red in the first season of Netflix's hit show.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Perrigo approved to market over-the-counter competitor for Advil Congestion Relief Tablets
Perrigo Co. has been approved to make and market a store-brand, over-the-counter competitor for Advil Congestion Relief Tablets.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Managing a child's painful ear infection
Many children suffer from painful ear infections. It might be a brief episode, perhaps after a bad cold or flu, that goes away without treatment.
More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
TUESDAY July 8, 2014, 2014 -- A category of painkillers that includes the popular over-the-counter drug naproxen might increase an older woman's risk of heart attack or stroke, researchers report.
Perrigo receives final approval from FDA for congestion relief tablets
Perrigo Company today announced that it was the first to receive final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for ibuprofen and phenylephrine hydrochloride tablets, 200 mg/10 mg , the store brand equivalent to Advil Congestion Relief Tablets, 200 mg/10 mg.
House Call: Home remedies help treat back pain - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 PST
If you have back pain, you are not alone. It is one of the most common reasons that people visit their doctor.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Pfizer Inc. And Johnson & Johnson Give Each Other Headaches Over An Advil Ad
The executives at Pfizer PFE -0.07% and Johnson & Johnson JNJ -0.32% are giving each other headaches over an ad for a widely used pain reliever.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Surprising facts about common drugs
Thanks to those nonstop TV ads for drugs, you know that they can come with some weird side effects, says ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports.
Guidelines for safe use of NSAIDs in older people ignored
Research by the University of Sydney has found that older Australians are taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for too long and without sufficient precautions to minimise harmful side-effects.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Avoid medications that increase blood pressure
When the Six Flags amusement park in New Jersey opens Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom this summer, it'll become the tallest "drop ride" in the world – 41 stories! The park's warning about the risks is not just marketing hype; folks on the "not recommended" list include anyone with high blood pressure.
Dr. Roach: Sciatic pain sometimes needs expert evaluation
Dear Dr. Roach: I have been reading your column in the newspaper for some time now and have not seen anything regarding sciatica.
Anthony Komaroff Try physical therapy, massage to relieve arthritis pain
Osteoarthritis results from the deterioration of cartilage, the tough, flexible tissue that covers the ends of your bones at every joint in your body.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
COLUMN: Natural alternatives to relieve arthritis
There are always a lot of jokes around about aging, and I came across a cute paragraph on aging that should give you a good laugh! Although the jokes about aging can be very funny, the sad truth is that the "golden" years for many people are full of pain, discomfort, stiffness and limited mobility.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Insect bites and stings: First aid
Signs and symptoms of an insect bite result from the injection of venom or other substances into your skin.
The 10 Most Common Sunscreen Slip-Ups
Despite everything we know about the risks of sun exposure, skin cancer is still on the rise -- big time.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Ask Dr. K: Simple surgery can ease pain of trigger finger
Dear Doctor K >> I have a painful trigger finger on my left hand. What caused it, and what can I do about it? Dear Reader >> The term "trigger finger" may conjure up visions of sharpshooters and hunters - people who sometimes are too quick to draw their guns.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
'Nothing keeps him from his bowling. Nothing.'
Jamie Beeler has put together a bowling career during which he's established himself as a gifted league player who's the prototypical pressure-resistant anchor man.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Tests show popular painkiller can slow the ageing process
Scientists uncovered a strong biological link between chronic inflammation caused by an over-active immune system, accelerated ageing and associated diseases, and shortened lifespan.
Ibuprofen could 'stop people ageing prematurely' - but pill is not a fountain of youth
Scientists have found the drug used to treat headaches and muscle pain can also combat the chronic inflammation among those who grow old more quickly Scientists have found the drug used to treat headaches and muscle pain can also combat the chronic inflammation among those who grow old more quickly.