Bone Density - How Important is It?

Bone density has not been talked about very much until the last 5-7 years. However, today startling facts have come to light. One in 2 women, and one in 4 men,over the age of 50, will break a bone due... ...

The Shocking Truth About Aspirin - It Doesn’t Work!

Aspirin has been around for over half a century. It’s primary and “original” use was for pain relief. But when Tylenol and NSAIDs (such as Advil) took over the pain relief field, the... ...

Medication, As In Medical Drugs - Good or Bad?

Early last year my husband developed a staph infection after an operation on a nasty break on his elbow. He was subsequently prescribed a series of antibiotics to clear that infection which can turn nasty,... ...

Blended Medicine - A Glimpse at the Future of Health Care

Blended medicine is still the exception, not the rule. But over the past few years, it has quietly found a niche in American health care. According to a widely publicized HarĀ­vard Medical School survey,... ...

What You Need To Know - Antidepressants And Herbs In The Treatment Of Depression

What Is Depression? People use the word depression loosely to mean a number of different moods. I prefer to use the term “clinical depression” to distinguish the type of depression that may... ...

The Rising Cost of Medicine

Just ask someone who died from AIDS, ask a family member who lost a love one to this devastating disease. Travel to Africa. Was the epidemic created to stabilize the population growth in Africa? I think... ...

Common High Blood Pressure Medications - Know These 8 Types

There are eight common medications used to treat high blood pressure. While many people dealing with hypertension will possibly be prescribed a combination of a variety of these medications, the amount... ...

Is Tummy Tuck Surgery Right for Me?

Many women considering having a tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, are under the false impression that the procedure can be performed on anyone who is interested in it. However, a tummy tuck is... ...

High Blood Pressure Medications

Fortunately for those of us who have high blood pressure, or hypertension, our doctors have medications that they can prescribe to us to lower our blood pressure. We should all be grateful that these medications... ...

Financing Breast Enhancement Surgery

Breast augmentation has become incredibly popular among women of all backgrounds and social standing. Since the cost of breast augmentation surgery can be expensive, many individuals use cash, credit cards,... ...