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Your Pediatrician: A Phone Call Away. Part 3

Posted in Online Pharmacies on March 2nd, 2012 by Lance

After Hours

Please reserve calls after hours (unless prearranged) for matters of some importance; our working day isn’t over, and may continue into the evening with hospital visits and other business. After hours, you will invariably reach the answering service. These operators have no medical training , and often handle many clients simultaneously. Read more »

Your Pediatrician: A Phone Call Away. Part 2

Posted in Online Pharmacies on March 2nd, 2012 by Lance

A Question of Priority

All your questions about your child’s health are important. But some calls are urgent, while others aren’t. It’s both useful and considerate to “triage” yourself when you call the pediatrician’s office. For example preface a call by saying, “This isn’t urgent. I read an article about dealing with picky eaters, and I’d like to talk to the doctor about it.” Read more »

Your Pediatrician: A Phone Call Away. Part 1

Posted in Online Pharmacies on March 2nd, 2012 by Lance

Used wisely, the telephone can be an invaluable weapon in fighting childhood illnesses. Today’s phone call has almost replaced yesterday’s house call. Every doctor practices over the phone. We use it to diagnose, treat, and just stay in touch. Read more »

Backpack Safety

Posted in Online Pharmacies on October 18th, 2011 by Lance

It’s amazing what children in school think they must carry with them and have available at all times. This includes textbooks (which seem to get bigger and bigger), school supplies (which must be tailored to meet each class’s specifications) and the child’s personal items such as MP3 players, etc. Backpacks have become the most popular and perhaps the most practical way for children and teenagers to manage all of their necessary school belongings. If used within a reasonable context, backpacks are a sensible way for children to transport their necessities. Read more »

A Safer Cigarette Does Not Equal a Safe Cigarette

Posted in Online Pharmacies on August 25th, 2011 by Lance

Choosing not to smoke cigarettes is obviously a healthier decision than choosing to smoke cigarettes. But if you can’t quite kick the habit, is smoking “safer” cigarettes a step toward cessation? At the 11th World Conference on Tobacco and Health, held Aug. 6 to 11, tobacco control advocates voiced concern that the availability of safer cigarettes might hinder efforts to reduce and prevent smoking.

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Prilosec & Dilantin Interactions

Posted in Online Pharmacies on June 17th, 2011 by Lance

Q. My grandmother is taking Prilosec for heartburn. She has also been prescribed Dilantin and is now concerned about taking the two together. She has read these can be fatal if taken together. Is that true? Read more »

14 Ways to Eat 5 Veggies a Day

Posted in Online Pharmacies on May 19th, 2011 by Lance

Five a day: That is how many servings of fruits and vegetables you need to get the recommended amount for a healthy diet. Just think of the benefits that have been linked to a diet high in these foods. Read more »

Gene Variations Linked To Early Heart Attacks

Posted in Online Pharmacies on May 12th, 2011 by Lance

In a finding that may help explain why heart disease strikes sooner than usual in some families, researchers have identified three gene variations that seem to affect the risk of having an early heart attack. Read more »

Hepatitis E Virus

Posted in Online Pharmacies on December 28th, 2010 by Lance

Hepatitis E is a self-limited acute form of viral hepatitis that is typically spread by fecally contaminated water. It occurs endemically in developing countries and has been responsible for epidemics involving thousands of cases in regions of Asia, Africa and Central America.

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How to Avoid Negative Side Effects from Your Prescription Medications

Posted in Online Pharmacies on October 28th, 2009 by Lance

Suggestions on ways to prevent potential negative side effects from your prescription medications…

* Limit the number of physicians that you use.
* Ask your physician to prescribe the most inexpensive kind of drug which will do the job.
* Try only to use one pharmacy. You may save a only little but the ultimate expense could be great. Read more »