A NIH task force is about to discuss best practices for pain management amid the nation’s opioid crisis. Meanwhile, the AMA wants pain removed as the “fifth vital sign.” What’s happening here?
Parents and pediatricians are increasingly giving PPIs to infants. But these acid-suppressors are linked to broken bones 5 years later. Try alternatives.
How do you study the effects of a group of chemicals that surround us daily, affect us before our birth and cause a variety of damages?
Endocrine disruptors are so terribly hard to study because they are ubiquitous — BPAs in our plastic bottles and lining cans of food; glycol Continue Reading →
After reading studies and listening to presentations at the FDA, I learned something: If I ever have arthritis pain or any chronic pain, I will NOT use NSAIDs
Diabetics who are dependent on insulin have to pay $1,000 a month, on average, for insulin and supplies. That’s ridiculous for a drug whose patent was sold 97 years ago. Now patients are fighting back to cut insulin costs.
What’s the least expensive way to extend your life and feel better too? New studies confirm you should follow these 5 pharma-free guidelines.
Think the only way to deal with a child who has ADHD is with a stimulant? Think again. More parenting skills and other resources can help your child out more than you might think.
Shortly before she died on April 17, former First Lady Barbara Bush announced that she was abandoning treatment and accepting only “comfort care.” Thank you, Barbara Bush.
If you are using cough drops to soothe a nagging cough, stop right now! They are doing you more harm than good.
It depends on the drug, on the timing during pregnancy and what you consider safe.
When your doctor prescribes drugs you don’t need, you have been overprescribed. Even 1 medicine can be too much when it’s the wrong one.