Monday Jul 14
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Back Talk - Medications and back pain
Are you one of those people who just do not have time to take care of themselves when they have a problem like back pain or headaches? You just tell yourself, 'I don't have time to deal with it.'
Is a heart attack waiting in your medicine cabinet?
A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.
Health Care Renewal
At Merck's Urging, a Federal Judge Threatens to Sanction a Lone...
We have written often, and most recently this week, about the limp posture taken by US law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the face of misbehavior by large health care organizations.
Did You Take Vioxx? New Risks Have Emerged
It has been a decade since Merck's "super-aspirin" Vioxx was withdrawn from the market after a study showed it doubled the risk of heart attacks and strokes .