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Ultram (tramadol) Side Effects

Ultram (tramadol) Side Effects

Ultram (tramadol) side effects list for healthcare professionals The following serious adverse reactions are described, or described in greater detail, in other sections: Clinical Trials Experience Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical […]

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How to Keep Halloween Fun and Safe

How to Keep Halloween Fun and Safe

Latest Healthy Kids News SATURDAY, Oct. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s no trick to keeping kids safe this Halloween — it just takes some planning, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Costumes should be bright, reflective and short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. It’s a good idea to add reflective […]

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Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac fever (legionellosis) facts X-ray image of lungs of patient with Legionnaires’; disease Legionellosis is an infection that is caused by a bacterium. The bacterium thrives in droplets of water and moist conditions usually associated with water systems. The bacterium can infest an entire building. The illness takes two distinct forms: Legionnaires’ […]

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What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib?

What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib?

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Frequent drinking is more likely than binge drinking to increase your risk of the most common heart rhythm disorder, a new study finds. Atrial fibrillation (a-fib) increases the risk of stroke by fivefold. Symptoms include racing or irregular pulse, palpitations, shortness of breath, tiredness, chest […]

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AHA News: Retired? Hardly – at 99, This Pioneering Heart Doctor Still Leading the Way

AHA News: Retired? Hardly – at 99, This Pioneering Heart Doctor Still Leading the Way

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — At 99 years old, most people are not engaging in complex research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Jeremiah Stamler is no ordinary person. The author and co-author of hundreds of peer-reviewed studies and books, Stamler’s cutting-edge research into the […]

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Lexapro vs. Prozac

Lexapro vs. Prozac

What drugs interact with Lexapro and Prozac? Lexapro All SSRIs, including Lexapro, should not be combined with drugs in the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class of antidepressants such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), tranylcypromine (Parnate), selegiline (Eldepryl), and procarbazine (Matulane) or other drugs that inhibit monoamine oxidase such as linezolid (Zyvox) and intravenous methylene blue. […]

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Study Uncovers Racial Gaps in Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Study Uncovers Racial Gaps in Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There are significant racial disparities in treatment of U.S. patients with multiple myeloma, a new study shows. Researchers reviewed nationwide data on 3,504 white, 858 black and 468 Hispanic patients treated from 2007 to 2013. The average time between multiple myeloma diagnosis and start of […]

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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of Asbestos

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due to Presence of Asbestos

FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A shipment of baby powder has been recalled by Johnson & Johnson after U.S. authorities found asbestos in it. Latest Cancer News The recall comes after months of denial from the company about the presence of the cancer-causing substance in its talc-based products, The New York Times reported […]

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Confusing Medical Bills Tied to Money Woes in Cancer Survivors

Confusing Medical Bills Tied to Money Woes in Cancer Survivors

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Difficulty understanding health insurance and medical bills may cause financial hardship for cancer survivors, a new study finds. There is growing evidence that many American adults lack health insurance literacy, which is the knowledge, ability and confidence to obtain, evaluate and use health insurance information. […]

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Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma Risk

Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma Risk

Latest Asthma News FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Excess weight is hard on the heart, but new research shows it may also harm your lungs. The study found that higher amounts of fat collect in the airways of overweight and obese people, which may help explain why they’re more likely to have wheezing […]