What over-the-counter medicine works best at kicking the cough of the common cold and bronchitis?
07
March

What over-the-counter medicine works best at kicking the cough of the common cold and bronchitis?

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , /

The common cold causes a sore throat, headache, sneezing, a runny nose or nasal congestion, and coughing which usually starts a few days after the other symptoms, but often develops into the worst symptom and can linger for a few weeks. Bronchitis causes chest congestion, shortness of breath, wheezing, and once again, a lingering cough. […]


Strattera is a Prescription Medication Used to Treat ADHD

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Strattera is a prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Strattera belongs to a group of drugs called selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, which are thought to work by increasing levels of norepinephrine, a natural chemical in the brain. This medication comes in capsule form and is taken by […]


The Orthopedic Surgeon – Avoidable Medical Malpractice Case

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Sofia Morales was a young woman who lived in Atlanta, Georgia. She worked in a factory and studied at a community college. She had recently moved to the US and spoke Spanish as her primary language, but tried practicing English with classmates in the evenings – mostly through a group text chat – when she […]


Pradaxa is a Prescription Medication Used to Reduce the Risk of Stroke and Blood Clots
28
December

Pradaxa is a Prescription Medication Used to Reduce the Risk of Stroke and Blood Clots

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , /

Pradaxa is a prescription medication used to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots in people who have a medical condition called atrial fibrillation. It is also used to treat deep vein thrombosis, otherwise known as DVT, and pulmonary embolism, also referred as PE, in some patients as well as to prevent blood clots […]


Information for Afinitor a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Certain Types of Cancer
27
December

Information for Afinitor a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Certain Types of Cancer

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Afinitor is a prescription medication called a kinase inhibitor that is used to treat certain types of cancer in the pancreas, kidney, brain, and breast. Afinitor is available in two dosage forms, regular tablets and tablets for oral suspension, called Afinitor Disperz. It is usually taken once daily, with or without food. Common side effects […]


Path to Becoming a Navy Physician
25
December

Path to Becoming a Navy Physician

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , /

I grew up in a little town in Montana, and my father was in the Military, my sister was an Air Force Academy graduate, and there was a strong sense of patriotism in Montana. So after high school I joined the Marine Corps, and as a Marine, applied to the Naval Academy for college. And […]


Judy on medication and depression
25
December

Judy on medication and depression

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Having help with anti-depressants, helped me make a lot of good decisions as well. Because going … talking about my breasts cancer, I had a right mastectomy and because of all my worry in between, I actually became strong enough to have a second mastectomy, even though it was non affected and it was the […]


Tecfidera a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Multiple Sclerosis – Overview
24
December

Tecfidera a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Multiple Sclerosis – Overview

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Tecfidera, the brand name form of dimethyl fumarate, is a prescription medication used to treat multiple sclerosis. Tecfidera belongs to a group of drugs called fumaric acid esters. The exact way it works to treat multiple sclerosis is unknown. This medication comes as capsules to be taken twice daily, with or without food. Common side […]



AIM – Academic Immersion in Medicine
21
December

AIM – Academic Immersion in Medicine

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>>DR. HEE-YOUNG PARK: My department partnered with the High School Summer Program at Boston University to really launch the high school program AIM: Academic Immersion in Medicine.>>DR. MAURA KELLEY: AIM is a wonderful program for students who have a particular interest in science because it allows them the actual experiential process of seeing what medicine […]