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Squeaky knees or achy hips got you down?
Do you suffer from swollen joints or achy hips or squeaky knees? Perhaps you have arthritis, a general term for inflammation of a joint.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
A liver biopsy is a procedure in which a small needle is inserted into the liver to collect a tissue sample.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Farmington Daily Times
Pet Poison Helpline releases list of top 10 toxins for dogs and cats
The veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline have released their top 10 list of household items that generated the most poison consultations for dogs and cats in 2013.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Town Talk
Roach: Clearing up C-reactive protein numbers
Ten years ago, during a routine wellness exam, my bloodwork indicated an elevated CRP of 10. In the next decade, it has gradually increased and seems to dance around 15 or 16, though it has been as high as 26. Concerned about the numbers, my primary care doctor referred me to a rheumatologist, who diagnosed me with mild spondyloarthropy and ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Ask The Pharmacist: A dozen ways to reduce chronic pain
Question: I have chronic pain and take ibuprofen daily plus hydrocodone and celecoxib.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Too Much Running Can Lead to Shorter Lifespan, Study Finds
Too much running is tied to a shorter lifespan , according to a new study. In the study, researchers found that high-mileage runners much like individuals who get no exercise tend to have shorter lifespans than moderate runners, HealthDay reported .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Treating Chronic Pain With Meditation
Sarah Kehoe tried Aleve for her back pain. She tried stretching. She tried yoga.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Woman taking an antacid tablet for a stomach upset. - iStockPhoto
Peptic ulcers are mainly caused by a bacterium in the stomach and duodenum - not all that spicy food you've been eating! A peptic ulcer is a breakdown in the protective lining of the stomach or a part of the intestine called the duodenum .
Sun Mar 30, 2014
On Topic: Who's the boss?
It's an enduring rule of thumb in marketing that it helps if the name of your product suggests what it does.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
The Daily Beast
The No-Scar HysterectomyBy Heather Wilson
A new procedure for hysterectomies, done via robotic arm via a single incision, results in no scarring and little downtime.
News and Star
Warning over prescribed drug after Carlisle man dies
THE sudden death of a Carlisle man has triggered a warning to a medical watchdog about possible dangers of a drug.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Humane Society: Protect pets from deadly toxins
Two weeks ago, in observance of National Pet Poison Awareness Month, we reviewed five of the Top 10 poisonous substances based on some 180,000 inquiries handled by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center last year.
Older adults need to be especially careful about drug interactions
Q. What is acetaminophen and why do I see it listed on so many products in my medicine cabinet? Acetaminophen is the most widely used pain reliever and fever reducer in the world.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Finding relief from joint pain
Achy joints? Join the club. Consumer Reports notes that more than 50 million adults in the United States have arthritis, and close to half of them say that the condition limits their daily activities, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Has Been Linked to ADHD in Children
Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Chemical & Engineering News
Changing The Channel
Burning, stabbing, sharp -these are the words patients often reach for when a doctor asks them to describe their pain.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Screening of patients with rheumatism improves insight into cardiovascular disease
Since the fifties, researchers have observed that patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased mortality from cardiovascular disease.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Cardiovascular Risk Associated With NSAIDs and COX-2 Inhibitors
Laura A. Perry, RPh, PharmD, BCPS Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy Findlay, Ohio Charles Mosler, RPh, PharmD, CGP, FASCP Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy Findlay, Ohio ABSTRACT: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly used to treat ... (more)