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2011-09-22 06:19:02

Your child’s medication could be making them sick! A new study shows the rise in exposure to prescription products has been so striking it’s making children across the country sick.

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2011-03-02 11:22:00

Over the past decade, drug-related poisonings have been on the rise in the United States.

2011-02-02 00:00:43

Valerian root is an all natural and very effective sleeping aid, but usually overwhelms the tea flavor.

2010-08-22 21:00:00

OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira Japan Co., Ltd. today announced it has received an approval for the long-term (greater than 24 hour) use of the sedative "Precedex IV(TM)200ug" (generic name: dexmedetomidine hydrochloride).

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2010-04-06 09:50:00

The same kinds of medications that resulted in the deaths of Heath Ledger and Michael Jackson have also become the second leading cause of accidental death among people in the United States.

2009-07-07 14:44:13

Have you ever covered yourself with a blanket to stave off the shivers? A new study shows that a blanket can also help alleviate shivering in patients who have been cooled to prevent brain damage.

2008-02-07 15:00:00

A medical examiner's report that actor Heath Ledger died of an accidental overdose of several prescription drugs is a warning not to mix medications, doctors in North Jersey said Wednesday.


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Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

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scriggle
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