With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, heartburn often becomes part of the celebrations. What are the best ways of avoiding heartburn without the need for medication.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is, at best, an uncomfortable condition. This week, Su and Jonathan discuss opting to try changes in diet and exercise before moving on the the medicines advertised on TV.
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This week, Su and Jonathan discuss why MedShadow is sponsoring a petition asking the DEA to change marijuana from a Schedule I drug to a Schedule II drug. The little research we currently have about marijuana — medical or recreational – is of poor quality. We need stronger research, and Continue Reading →
This week, MedShadow founder Su Robotti and content manager Jonathan Block take a look at the FDA’s reporting system for side effects from medications, medical devices, food, cosmetics and more. They walk us through the online MedWatch form for reporting, while mentioning that there are 3 other ways to get Continue Reading →
This week Su and Jonathan take a look at the most common ingredients in bug repellents. Which are safest and which are most effective? Answers to that and a look at a homemade citronella arrangement.
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While most people focus on outdoor allergies, indoor allergies can be just as debilitating. Su and Jonathan discuss strategies for dealing with them that avoids OTC and prescription meds. Also see our feature, Medicine-Free Methods of Dealing with Indoor Allergies.
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This week, Su and Jonathan discuss a new study that shows that fast-tracked and prioritized drug approvals by the FDA lead to greater adverse events. Patients beware.
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How do you know when that medical ‘breakthrough’ reported in the news is legit? Here’s what to look for in articles about studies.
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This week, Su and Jonathan discuss using acupuncture in conjunction with traditional medicine. And Su reveals a surprising positive side effect from an acupuncture session.
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In this episode, MedShadow founder Su Robotti discusses her first experience as an appointee to the FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. The Committee discussed the delivery system of a strong opioid called Opana.
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A new study that reveals an overdiagnosis of asthma. Is it possible you’ve been misdiagnosed? How would you know?