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A Laypersons Guide to Building Better Babies

While it is true that many women in their thirties and even into their forties have healthy pregnancies and babies, the fact remains that many struggle to conceive after the age of thirty

Flu Shots Save Lives

The best preventative measure to fight against influenza and its possible complications is vaccination with the annual flu vaccine.

Purdue Reformulated OxyContin to Reduce Abuse — Did They Succeed?

OxyContin was neither superior to old-fashioned immediate-release oxycodone, a cheaper generic, nor did it offer any advantage over other opioids like morphine.

Do Medications Have Psychiatric Side Effects?

Every medication, every procedure, comes with its share of side effects or dangers, some of which are missed by the most acute eyes.

Help! I Keep Interrupting People On Video Conferencing

Do you interrupt people or interact with a person who has this habit? If you answered yes to either of these questions, let’s explore why people exhibit this behavior and examine strategies to stop

12 Things Pharmacists Want You to Know

Trust us, the money we are making barely covers the cost of our education. Most of us work more than one job. There are easier ways to make money.

Adjusting to a New Physical Disability

it’s clearly an extremely difficult process to adjust to having a physical disability. Learning how to adjust can take quite some time and is not a straightforward path

Is It Stress or Anxiety That’s Contagious?

The dynamic pairing of stress and anxiety does require management. If prolonged stress is not managed, physical health may be the deadly target and psychological and physical illness results.

Chemotherapy: Everything You Need to Know as a Patient

Chemo. A word that encompasses equal portions of dread, hope and despair. Many view it as a last ditch deal, a long, lingering chemical experiment which few survive or profit from

Who Not To Trust: A List of 10 Covid-19 Charlatans and “Medical” Snake-Oil Salesmen

The list below will highlight, by name, some of the most prominent purveyors of Covid-19 falsehoods. You may have already fallen for their self-serving propaganda.

Voluntary Recall: Two Lots of NP Thyroid® Tablets, Due to Sub Potency

Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of 15-mg and one lot of 120-mg NP Thyroid®, Thyroid Tablets, USP [levothyroxine (T4) and liothyronine (T3)] to the consumer level.

What Are Your Options When Vaccine Injury Changes Your Life

Sometimes, unavoidably and unfortunately, vaccination goes wrong. It isn’t however just children that bear the brunt. Teenagers and adults of all ages run a risk

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Potential Health Expenses for Canadians to Consider With Aging

Do you already have an existing health issue? Are you impacted currently by a chronic illness or disability? What has your healthcare team advised you to plan for as you age?

Who Not To Trust: A List of 10 Covid-19 Charlatans and...

The list below will highlight, by name, some of the most prominent purveyors of Covid-19 falsehoods. You may have already fallen for their self-serving propaganda.

Understanding the types of Bariatric Surgery

The type of surgery that may be best to help a person lose weight depends on a number of factors. You should discuss with your doctor what kind of surgery might be best for you or your teen.