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195,000 Die Annually From Hospital Mistakes


It just seemed too absurd to be true, but there it was in the August 2, 2004 edition of Newsweek I picked up the other day: "According to HealthGrades, the health-care-rating organization that conducted the study, needless deaths averaged 195,000 a year in 2000, 2001, and 2002. 'That's the equivalent of 390 jumbo jets full of people dying each year,' says Dr.

Bulk Forming Drugstore Laxatives


There are five basic types of drugstore laxatives you should be aware of. Some of these laxatives can be dangerous to use.

Emollients and Lubricant Drugstore Laxatives


Stool Softener Laxatives - EmollientsStool softeners and emollients work by absorbing water into the fecal matter. This makes the fecal matter softer so it can pass easier through your colon and out the rectum.

Chinese Medicine


Chinese Medicine, over 2000 years old, is an ancient form of medicine. Consisting of acupuncture, moxibustion (moxibustion - using material made up of "moxa-wool," in a form of a cone or stick; moxibustion is used to treat and prevent disease by applying heat to pints or certain locations of the human body), herbal medicine, acupressure, cupping, therapeutic exercise and nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine is notated by its principle of internal balance and harmony, or "chi," (life force) regulation through energy channels.

Naturopathic Medicine


Naturopathic Medicine is an holistic approach that relies on natural remedies. Sunlight, air, and water are thought of as natural healers; this, along with nutritional supplements and massage therapies are all part of naturopathic medicine.

Medical Billing Specialist


As Pres. Bush was touring the Midwest, shortly before he was re-elected as President, and even after, he spoke of medical reform centering on liability costs.

Cut Your Prescription Drug Costs Without Having to Buy Foreign Drugs


Save Up to 93% by Asking for a Generic - Use generics whenever they are available. Both brand name and generic drugs contain the same active ingredients, are the same in strength and dosage and meet the same government quality control standards.

Stem Cell Breakthrough: Can You Now Make Your Own?


Over the past few years, stem cells have been getting a lot of attention. What makes them so interesting is their ability to stimulate the production of many types of healthy cells.

Over Medication; Grandma is on Drugs


It is very interesting this hypochondriac attitude which permeates our society? The power of suggestion is alive and well? "Do not feel good today, take a drug?" Oh that made you feel a different way? Take another drug? Oh those two together caused another feeling you do not like, my oh my, here is a third drug? You know these tests prove conclusive that this is not working and something is wrong, we should try this other drug too? Crazy, are you buying all this.I remember visiting my grandmother's friend who had a drug regiment, she took something like 13 different pills some every 4 hours, some every six, some every 8, one every twelve and the rest once per day? My gosh, I was surprised she could even keep up with all this.

Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers - Take An Informed Decision


Alcohol rehabilitation centers in the United States offer a wide range of treatment programmes for your recovery from alcoholism.They provide services such as detoxification, residential treatment, day care and outpatient alcohol rehabilitation programs.

How To Locate An Alcohol Rehabilitation Center In California


Alcohol rehab in California refers to the centers that help people in California to get rid of the menace of alcoholism.Prevalence of alcoholism is increasing in California therefore more people are looking for Alcohol rehabilitation facilities in California.

I Hurt All Over... How to Ease Away the Pain of Fibromyalgia!


At one moment, a life of activity consumed with enjoyable activities like biking, golfing, going to the movies, out to dinner. Then one day, it's gone.

Bextra Recall: Lawyer Says Help Is On The Way


By now, you have probably heard of the prescription drug Bextra. You may not know, however, why that a recall is in order.

Tomorrow Well Have Rabbit Feet; Cloning


I am not sure where I'm at with this subject of cloning, it sounds a bit cheesy to me; you know the old saying: something smells in Denmark. It kind of reads like this in my mind, confused mind, or maybe not so confused, maybe the world is wrong and I am right, any how it goes like this: let's kill an infant, why not, we do a million of them abortions a year that way, anyhow; now that we've legalized this, let's use some of it for fish bate.

Aleve, Vioxx, Celebrex, and Bextra: What You Need To Know About Arthritis Pain Medications


Recent controversy about the safety of pain medications for arthritis has left patients and health care professionals alike confused about which medications are safe to use. In fact, a recent survey by the Boston-based Rippe Lifestyle Institute indicated that many people with arthritis are suffering unnecessarily because they have stopped or reduced their use of pain relievers due to confusion about which drugs are considered safe.

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