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MyFreePharmacy Takes the Pain Out of Filling Prescriptions – Health

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(NewsUSA) – As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of maintaining good health, many Americans continue to struggle with the cost of health care, especially prescription medications. In fact, many people are overcharged for medications, even for generic drugs, according to leading experts and as highlighted in a 2018......

Medicine Cabinets Need Spring Cleaning, Too – Health

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(NewsUSA) – We all do it: we let over-the-counter (OTC) medicines like pain relievers for a headache, allergy medicine or cough and cold products pileup in our bathrooms. Especially over the past few years, you may have let medications linger in the house past their expiration dates. But old and......

The Trailblazing Black Woman Chemist Who Discovered a Treatment for Leprosy

Smithsonian
Alice Ball was just 23 years old when she developed a method of making chaulmoogra oil—an early treatment for leprosy—more easily injectable. Illustration by Meilan Solly / Photos via University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and Getty Images On the east side of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s campus, a......

Harriet Tubman Is Famous for Being an Abolitionist and Political Activist, But She Was Also a Naturalist

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Harriet Tubman successfully navigated her own escape from slavery, and then led dozens of others on a path to freedom, thanks in no small part to her familiarity with the natural landscape. The Underground Railroad conductor followed the North Star by night and hid in potato holes and dense swamps......

One Man’s Quest to Treat Chronic Bronchitis, a Type of COPD – Health

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(NewsUSA) – Over a number of years, 65-year-old Donald Summers went from having an occasional cough and clearing his throat, to increasingly frequent coughing attacks that produced mucus and exhaustion. It was aggravating and embarrassing. It also caused him to quit his job, yardwork and the long hikes he used......

Dr. Joseph Tauro of Ocean County Sports Medicine addresses knee meniscus injuries/treatment options

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Dr. Tauro is a nationally recognized innovator in orthopedic care for surgical and non-surgical musculoskeletal problems.   Normal knee anatomy. Photo courtesy: OrthoInfo.org TOMS RIVER, N.J. – March 2, 2022 – — Knee meniscal surgeries are one of the most common performed by orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Tauro uses his expertise to......

45 Times Teens Got A Taste Of Their Own Medicine As Their Parents Hilariously Roasted Them On Twitter

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I remember my 14-year-old self reading Herman Hesse’s “Steppenwolf,” thinking of the dumb world and dreaming that it would have no consequences. My CD player would be blasting Nirvana’s Nevermind again and again, like a stuck record that had no way of escaping. Fast forward to today, I cringe a......

Medical practice is now pushing toward rank racism in the name of ‘anti-racism’

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Post Editorial Board The root problem is that the entire US health establishment, so deeply entwined with ultraprogressive academia, has utterly embraced the lunatic “anti-racism” approach of the trendy left. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics –......

Starting New Year’s Day, a new law makes many surprise medical bills illegal

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here One of the many constants of American medical care in the past few years has been the unexpected: Surprise medical bills. Around one in every six times someone checks into the hospital, or is taken to an emergency room,......

Dr. Jon LaPook on 2022 medical advancements that can help in the fight against COVID-19

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Jon LaPook on 2022 medical advancements that can help in the fight against COVID-19 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss what will influence health and......

CBS Evening News, December 22, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, December 22, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Omicron spike collides with holiday travel surge; NYC students rewarded with book vending machine Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events,......

Your Pain Medication May Impact Your Blood Pressure – Health

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(NewsUSA) -Many people routinely reach for over-the-counter pain medications for immediate pain relief, especially during cold and flu season. Individuals also may reach for these medications to manage symptoms related to COVID-19. However, most people are unaware that some over-the-counter pain relievers can raise blood pressure. Only six out of......

COVID Remains Focus for Health Officials Despite Rise in Opioid Epidemic – Health

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By Brad Bauer, Senior Vice President, Bamboo Health (MWW) – Understandably, COVID continues to be a high priority for healthcare workers, public officials and the media. However, it has also drawn attention away from the opioid epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that more than 100,000......

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