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Managing chronic pain in cats
Some pain medicines will never be effectual or even safe because cats are rather unique creations.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Shape up for surgery to improve health, safety and outcome
More than 50 million surgeries occur every year and patient safety is always the top priority for surgeons or physician anesthesiologists involved in medical care.
No two strokes are alike
The second time I had one, about two months ago, I didn't recognize the symptoms and resisted my husband when he suggested that we go straight to the emergency room.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Hydrocodone restrictions will put quotas on Vicodin production
Access to mixed hydrocodone painkillers such as AbbVie's Vicodin will be restricted and production limited if plans by the US Drug Enforcement Administation are cemented later this year.
Dallas Morning News
These 6 facts about over-the-counter pain meds could save your life
I had a note from the American Gastroenterological Association about a new campaign called Gut Check : Know Your Medicine.
A natural herbal supplement that takes the place of aspirin
Aspirin therapy reduces heart attack risk and disease-causing body-wide inflammation.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
PHOTO: Have a headache? Try these foods for help.
Stress, tension, or migraine-headaches are a part of life, but you don't have to spend your days chained to a bottle of aspirin.
Aspirin marks 115th birthday
A little over a hundred years ago, there were no drugs to fight "fever," as most diseases were referred to at that time.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
James Carville and Mary Matalin will sign their latest book, "Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters, and One Louisiana Home," from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Pass Christian Books/Cat Island Coffeehouse, 300 East Scenic Drive, Pass Christian.
Dr Asa Outlines Innovative Diet Plan for Optimal Health
Endorsing a natural lifestyle, America's Health Coach, Dr Asa Andrew is propounding the benefits of a revolutionary eating plan.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Migraine Without Headache?
A migraine without a headache? Isn't that kind of like fat-free half and half? Isn't a headache what a migraine is ? That's what my patient Lisa thought until just a few weeks ago.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Avoid ibuprofen, aspirin or aspirin containing drugs
With 9,825 confirmed cases of dengue fever and eight deaths reported in the country so far, people have also been advised to avoid ibuprofen, aspirin or aspirin containing drugs.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Is there any new help for cluster headaches?
Dear Dr. Roach: Out of the blue, I started with classic cluster headaches about nine years ago.
Fillmore County Journal
To the Editor, I read Mrs. Nyenhuis' letter about health care and some red flags were very apparent to me.
Hawaii Business Magazine
Hawaii-Born Pill: The Next Wonder Drug?
A Hawaii biotech startup has synthesized a version of astaxanthin, a drug that might become a powerful treatment for all kinds of inflammatory illnesses ranging from heart disease to diabetes.
Heroin: New England's Unlikely Epidemic
In quaint New England towns, where white-spired churches dot a landscape of rolling farmland and leafy forests, local residents and government officials are alarmed over a deadly scourge more often linked to gritty urban ghettos: heroin addiction.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
On this date in history: Bayer patents Aspirin
On March 6, 1899, Berlin's Imperial Patent Office registered Aspirin - the brand name for acetylsalicylic acid - on behalf of the German pharmaceutical company Friedrich Bayer & Co.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Aspirin: Dosage & Side Effects
Aspirin is a common pain reliever used to reduce fever and to lessen mild-to-moderate pain caused by headaches, toothaches, muscle aches, colds, menstrual cramps or arthritis.
I want to keep you alive
It is very Harmful to have Cold Drink/Water during a meal. Because, the cold water will solidify the oily stuff that you have just consumed.
PHOTO: Learn the risk factors for stroke and take steps to protect yourself.
For the first time in history, stroke-prevention guidelines have been released for women.