Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain
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December

Ming-Chih Kao, PhD, MD on Medications & Back Pain

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Earned his doctoral degree in computational biology and biostatistics at Harvard University. After graduate school, he continued to research at NIH and earned an MD at the University of Michigan. He has an unusual experience as a primary care physician in San Francisco. There, the complexities of chronic pain, its diagnosis, and its management led […]


Drug Suffixes | NCLEX Review (2019)
28
December

Drug Suffixes | NCLEX Review (2019)

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Welcome to this video on drug suffixes. Remembering thousands of drug names and what they do is an enormous task, so I’m hoping this video will help you in your study of pharmacology… First, we’ll take a look at some blood pressure medications… ACE inhibitors end in -pril, such as captopril & lisinopril. ACE inhibitors […]



What Prescription Drugs Does Medicare Part D Cover?
28
December

What Prescription Drugs Does Medicare Part D Cover?

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Each Medicare Part D plan has a different list of covered prescription drugs, also called a formulary. It’s important to look over each plan’s formulary to understand how well it supports your prescription drug needs before choosing a prescription drug plan. We’ll take you step-by-step so you can understand your coverage options. As you view […]


The Way To Save On Your Prescription Drugs: Speak Up | Consumer Reports
28
December

The Way To Save On Your Prescription Drugs: Speak Up | Consumer Reports

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[SOUND EFFECTS PLAYING] Speak up to save money on your prescription drugs. Ask your doctor if there are generic versions of the prescriptions you take that will cost less. If your insurance company doesn’t cover a drug you’re prescribed, ask your doctor to request an exemption. And if your request is denied, file an appeal. […]



Can I get a DUI for taking prescription drugs?
24
December

Can I get a DUI for taking prescription drugs?

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Googling your prescription may lead to medication intolerance, study finds

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Howard Gaskin takes his health seriously, and with good reason. Two and half years ago, in the middle of a run, I had a cardiovascular event and my heart stopped. Luckily, he received quick care and his health is well, but he will need to take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for the rest of his life. […]