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Psoriatic Arthritis

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for psoriatic arthritis Patients who experience progressive joint destruction in spite of NSAIDs are candidates for more aggressive disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Disease-modifying medications are important to prevent progressive joint destruction and deformity. These drugs include methotrexate, which is used orally or can be given by injection on a weekly basis […]

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This herbal supplement ‘poses a public health threat’

This herbal supplement ‘poses a public health threat’

Kratom, which is a plant-derived supplement, is growing in popularity. A new report provides further evidence of its adverse effects and calls for more research. Kratom’s rise in popularity is concerning. Kratom is an extract from the tropical tree Mitragyna speciosa, a relative of the coffee plant. Historically, manual laborers in Southeast Asia have used […]

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Folliculitis

Folliculitis

How to Avoid Hot Tub Rash Hot tub rash is an infection of the skin (dermatitis) or of the hair follicles in the skin (folliculitis) acquired from contact with contaminated water. The infection occurs most commonly after swimming in hot tubs or spas, but contaminated swimmingpools or lakes may also spread the infection. Learn how […]

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Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration

Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration

THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A plan to let Medicare patients receive rebates that drug companies currently pay to insurers and middleman has been withdrawn by the Trump administration. Latest Senior Health News The rebates would have been paid directly to seniors in Medicare’s Part D program when they filled their prescriptions. The […]

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Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) —Pregnant women can take comfort in new findings that suggest flu vaccines won’t harm their fetuses. Canadian researchers examined data on more than 104,000 children born in the province of Ontario between November 2009 and October 2010. Of those, 30% were born to mothers who received […]

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Top 13 high potassium foods

Top 13 high potassium foods

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Are there any health benefits to a cold shower?

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower?

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What to know about amitriptyline

What to know about amitriptyline

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What to know about azithromycin

What to know about azithromycin

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