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2013-11-06 23:27:06

Passages Malibu issues statement on the prescription medication misuse trend. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 On October 24th, Bloomberg reported that the Food and Drug Administration will place the hydrocodone family of painkillers under tighter controls. The news is a drastic policy reversal from the FDA, which will seek to move the most popular pharmacy drugs in the US from a Schedule III substance to a more securely monitored Schedule II substance. In 2011, roughly 131 million...

Ibuprofen Ineffective At Treating Common Cold Or Sore Throat
2013-11-05 03:04:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The use of ibuprofen does not appear to be an effective way to help treat colds or sore throats, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal. University of Southampton Professor Paul Little and colleagues found that using the NSAID, either alone or in combination with acetaminophen (paracetamol), appeared to provide no advantages whatsoever to patients suffering from upper respiratory...

A Little Alcohol With Your Acetaminophen Could Damage Kidneys
2013-11-04 15:38:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some people looking for mild pain relief after a strenuous workout or mild injury might take Tylenol and wash it down with a cold beer. However, that practice could be doing serious kidney damage, according to a new study presented on Monday at the American Public Health Association's annual meeting in Boston. Using acetaminophen with a small to moderate amount of alcohol increases the risk of kidney disease by over 120 percent, the...

2013-11-01 23:25:28

Federal judge overseeing consolidated Tylenol liver damage lawsuits directs attorneys to select six cases. Resource4thePeople maintains offers of free consultations to consumers over allegations that Tylenol and other acetaminophens may cause liver damage. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/acetaminophen.html Resource4thePeople today announced the latest developments that may be of interest to consumers following the litigation...

2013-10-31 23:30:19

#1 rated TV health show, Dr. Oz, issued a recent warning against the dangers of OTC Drugs, and what to avoid. OTC Plus, a free mobile app, can educate users on these dangers and help safeguard from accidental overdoses. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The hazards of taking certain OTC Drugs is so prevalent that Dr.Oz has dedicated a recent show to discussing what dangers may lurk in every medicine cabinet. He points out that some OTC drug side effects can be fatal, and the public...

2013-10-29 23:31:03

In a new essay on The Compassion Chronicles, “Skull Shakes Up Family Tree: Cannabinoids Calm It,” author Bryan W. Brickner (lightly) addresses the recent findings regarding our migrations out of Africa – by noting they coincide with the evolution of the human cannabinoid system. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A widely reported story this month from Science offers some clarity for an old question: “A complete skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the evolutionary biology of early...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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