Medications

“Chase’s Choice” Inspired by Chase Rief’s Decision to Stop Using Prescribed Medications – Canon City Daily Record

It was Chase Rief’s choice to stop using pharmaceuticals after prescription drugs left him in a wheelchair as a teenager. Since he started using CBD oils seven years ago, Rief, now 21, has not only led a full and active life, but he hasn’t had a single seizure. He had …

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My mom is taking too much medicine. What can we do?

DEAR SENIOR SAVY: My 75-year-old mom is currently taking 16 different prescription and over-the-counter medications, and I’m worried she’s taking too many medications. Can you suggest any resources that can help us? – worried girl DEAR CONCERNS: Sadly, millions of older Americans take far too many medications today, increasing their …

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‘Hands off the insulin supply’: Schumer tells GOP not to tamper with affordable diabetic drug plan in Build Back Better program

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Republicans on Sunday for considering cutting supplies of affordable insulin for diabetics as the Senate begins to consider, and possibly …

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New guideline shows advice on 3 drugs for early treatment of Parkinson’s disease

The guidelines for the treatment of movement problems in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease have been updated. New treatment recommendations from the American Academy of Neurology focus on dopamine drugs, which increase dopamine levels or mimic the effects of dopamine. Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that …

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Be Aware of Antibiotics: Detailed Drug Literature Helps Effectiveness | Characteristics

Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and abuse can put patients at unnecessary risk of preventable side effects and drug-resistant infections. FirstHealth of the Carolinas will join other healthcare networks and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from November 18-24 to participate in Antibiotic Awareness Week. The …

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ABBY: Drugs put a stop to patient’s love life | Lifestyles

OF THE ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION FOR BROADCAST: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 CHER ABBY by Abigail Van Buren MEDICINES PUT A SHOCK ABSORBER ON THE PATIENT’S LOVING LIFE DEAR ABBY: I’ve been dealing with anxiety and depression for decades, but I’m finally taking a drug that works for me. I’m in …

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Parasite found in dogs developing drug resistance

One of the most common parasites found in the pet world, hookworms, have become resistant to several drugs, according to new search from the University of Georgia. Animals infected with hookworms can experience dramatic weight loss, bloody stools, anemia, and lethargy, among other potential problems. Currently, researchers say, US veterinarians …

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Greenfern begins distributing GMP drugs in Australia, with promising early adoption by prescribers

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 3:11 p.m.Press release: Greenfern Industries Greenfern Industries began to make significant inroads into the Australian medicinal cannabis market by signing a distribution agreement with Cannvalate Pty Ltd. Greenfern’s wholly owned Australian subsidiary, GFI Pharma Pty Ltd, and GFI’s New Zealand management team have developed a strategic …

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What to do after a heart attack – Cleveland Clinic

The phrase “severe like a heart attack” exists for a reason: Heart attacks are a medical emergency that can impact your entire life and can be fatal. But by making healthy lifestyle changes and following your doctor’s advice closely, you can play a huge role in your recovery and help …

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