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FDA advises less acetaminophen use

March 3, 2014

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  by Mary Budinger —  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking doctors to stop prescribing combination medications that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per pill because of long-standing concerns about liver damage. Acetaminophen is sold globally under trade names such as Tylenol® and Panadol® to relieve pain and fever and can […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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Shocking facts about medical care

March 28, 2013

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by Dr. Marty Makary —  A new generation of doctors is pushing the medical profession to make hospital outcomes more positive for the public and to make bedside care more honest. Following are a few shocking facts about health care in the U.S. today. In a confidential survey at a wide range of hospitals, staffers […]

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Think ahead when traveling with your medications

December 28, 2012

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by Cynthia J. Fagyas —  When traveling, keep in mind that it may not be the delayed flight or backup on the interstate that spoils your vacation. It may be failing to carefully consider which supplements and medications you need when traveling, and how to ensure they arrive safely at your destination. Medications, and the […]

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“Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”

September 14, 2012

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by Marc Katz —  A few years ago there was a commercial whose tagline proclaimed, “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” As we age, we are faced with a different series of problems than those we faced in our youth, the most prevalent of which is falling, sometimes fatally. Falls are becoming more […]

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Myofascial release helps hyperactivity

March 1, 2012

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by Maria Troia –  A recent article in The New York Times reported that hyperactivity in children is caused by a “particular portion of the body being too active.” Hyperactive behavior may present in a child who is constantly active, talks excessively, fidgets, is easily distracted, has difficulty concentrating or following directions, and behaves aggressively. […]

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