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So, you're walking in a forest or desert or place where cobras hang out. You see one and, if you're like me, you run .
Before lighting up your grill, get up to speed on how to treat minor burns. It's also a good idea to learn how to recognize signs of a more serious injury, advised Dr. Sampson Davis, an emergency room physician at Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in New Jersey.
Health officials in Cabarrus County confirmed the first case of the chikungunya virus infection in a resident Tuesday.
Scientists, like many other, people know that acetaminophen is a very effective pain-killer, but they don't understand why.
Take the pill-popping Dr. Gregory House, from "House, M.D.," and combine him with the concierge medicine of Hankmed on "Royal Pains," and you've got TV's newest - and perhaps darkest - TV doctor on USA Network's "Rush."
Palliative care is one of the things that medical professionals struggle most with, because it's so hard to determine who's silently toughing it out and who's complaining about excruciating pain just to persuade the doctors to give them more morphine.
A disease with the name polymyalgia rheumatic sounds rare and serious. But it affects over 700,000 Americans and is very treatable.
July 18, 2014 - American Health Packaging has voluntarily recalled Lot #142588, Expiration Date, 01/2016 of Ibuprofen Tablets, USP, 600 mg, in a hospital unit dose presentation that may contain individual blistered doses labeled as Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg, lot #142544.
Usually, sinuses are filled with air. When they get blocked and filled with fluid, which can even happen when diving into the swimming pool, germs can grow and cause an infection.
Although teething is a normal process associated with the eruption of babies primary teeth, there is some confusion present, especially among parents, as how to best manage some of the symptoms.
If you missed it this weekend, Columbian health reporter Marissa Harshman had a great piece about conflicts between pharmaceutical pain meds and medical marijuana use.
I practice conservatively and with many measures in place to ensure the safety and compliance of my patients.
Administrative data models can discriminate acute low back pain from nonacute cases in electronic medical records , according to a study published in the June 15 issue of Spine .
The Veterans Administration has a new policy designed to reduce dependency on pain killers such as morphine and oxycodone.
A: When people hear "rotator cuff injury," they often think of baseball pitchers.
Berlin opthalmologist Dr. William Foord, whose prescribing privileges were suspended by the state Board of Medicine on an emergency basis in February 2013, has now agreed to a permanent prohibition from prescribing scheduled II, III, IV and V controlled substances.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 02:02 am
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