Saturday Jul 19
Medical Treatment of Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyomata are smooth muscle tumors that are usually benign and are commonly found in the uterus.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Not exactly open-and-shut
One of the frustrations that I do not believe I am alone in having is opening some medicine bottles .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Medical News Today
For women taking certain kinds of pain relievers, a heart attack...
A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs , or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke , heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack
A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
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.
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
The Citizens' Voice
Exercise can help sciatica
A: Sciatica is persistent pain felt along the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the lower back, down through the buttock and into the lower leg.
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.
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.
Lamar Daily News
Avoid future bouts of sciatica with regular exercise
Dear Reader: Sciatica is persistent pain felt along the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the lower back, down through the buttock and into the lower leg.
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.