Medical Issues : Neurology Now: New Magazine for Neurology Patients and Families
Posted by Chapster on Aug-13-2005 (2941 reads)

A new magazine is available online for those who are coping with neurological illness and their families. It is an official publication of the American Academy of Neurology. It provides a wealth of information and it is free!

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Medical Issues : Compare Hospitals at New Web Site
Posted by Chapster on Apr-30-2005 (2648 reads)

I suppose there is such a thing as too much information, but in at least one case, that information can be a good thing. The US government has just opened a new web site that gives visitors the opportunity to compare hospitals in several important measures: Their treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia.

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Medical Issues : What You Need to Know about Clinical Research Trials
Posted by Chapster on Jan-20-2005 (2375 reads)

In this article from the National Pain Foundation, author Jim Hagen provides information about all those clinical trials you hear advertised, and offers wise advice to consider before participating.

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Medical Issues : Imported Canadian Drugs Safe?
Posted by Chapster on Dec-29-2004 (2416 reads)

Before you jump on the bandwagon of buying your medications from Canada, it might be wise to visit the web site of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Medical Issues : Medicines without Regulation
Posted by Chapster on Nov-23-2004 (3758 reads)

(Dallas/Fort Wort CBS11 News) -- Today the investigative team at the local CBS television affiliate broadcast a report entitled Thousands of Unapproved Prescription Drugs Hit Market through FDA Loophole. It is an important segment on a serious issue, and a major loophole.

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