Tag Archive "medicine"

The Last Line of Defense Against Medication Errors: What You Need to Know to Keep your Family Safe

This is a true story. Yesterday, I picked up a new antibiotic prescription for my daughter from my local pharmacy. (We recently adopted my daughter ...

Tempest in a Tea Cup, Wisdom in a Sake Cup

What an oxymoron the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has turned out to be. This vegan organization has one colossal ax to grind with their ...

Prescription Drug Benefit Cost Understated by $324 Billion!

When the legislation was passed for Bush's prescription drug benefit in 2003, costs were said to be approximately $400 billion over the next decade. In ...

Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

As a physician specializing in psychiatry, I know that many emotional conditions such as depression and anxiety disorders are true medical illnesses with a biologic ...

Testosterone Therapy in XXI Century

Nowadays many people are familiar with the appellation of "low testosterone level". What does it mean? It mean that male body produce less amounts of ...

The Highway to Health – Bumped Heads

I recently had a reader send me this comment: "As a full-time dad I have to deal with just about every minor illness my two ...

Why Drug Companies are Naughty and 5 Remedies to Cure the Symptoms

With the hum of the election campaign and the debate of "big business," versus human interest, I decided to do a bit of muckraking into ...

How Do I Choose The Best Arthritis Medicine?

Are you spending a fortune on prescription arthritis medicines? Are they helping? Are you concerned about side effects? You may think a particular drug is ...

First Step To Addiction Recovery

The first step to over comming any addiction is to detoxify the body of the addictive substance. Whether it's herion, crack, or meth detoxifcation of ...

The Cox-2 Prescription Painkillers Are Back?

This past week, the FDA held a meeting in order to decide what should be done about Merck's Vioxx and Pfizer's Bextra and Celebrex. The ...

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