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minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)

minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)

What brand names are available for minocycline-oral? Dynacin, Minocin, Solodyn Is minocycline-oral available as a generic drug? GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes Do I need a prescription for minocycline-oral? Yes What are the uses for minocycline-oral? Minocycline immediate-release tablets and capsules are used for infections caused by Mycoplasma pneumonia, Chlamydia trachomatis, Borrelia recurrentis, Yersinia pestis, Escherichia coli, […]

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Flea Bites (In Humans)

Flea Bites (In Humans)

Flea bites in humans definition and facts Picture of Flea Bites Fleas are a parasitic insect that feeds on the blood of mammals and birds. The most common flea species in the U.S. is the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis. “Sand fleas” are not a type of flee. They are are tiny crustaceans, with a bite […]

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Ageism Disappears When Young and Old Spend Time Together

Ageism Disappears When Young and Old Spend Time Together

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ageism is pervasive throughout society, and harmful to young and old alike. But a new study finds some simple steps can help erase it. Mixing younger and older people in various settings, combined with educating younger people about the aging […]

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Health Tip: Firework Safety

Health Tip: Firework Safety

(HealthDay News) — Though July 4th has passed, you may have some leftover fireworks. Unfortunately, nearly 300 people in the United States end up in the emergency room each day at the height of the season due to fireworks mishaps, says the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Latest Prevention & Wellness News The CPSC […]

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Blood Donations Needed: Red Cross

Blood Donations Needed: Red Cross

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An emergency call for blood donations has been issued by the American Red Cross because there was a sharp drop in donations during the July Fourth holiday, but demand did not decline. During the week of July 4, more than 450 fewer blood […]

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bimatoprost (Latisse, Lumigan)

bimatoprost (Latisse, Lumigan)

What is bimatoprost, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Bimatoprost is a synthetic (man-made) drug that resembles and mimics the effects of natural chemicals (prostaglandins) produced by the body and is used for reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) and increasing the growth of eyelashes. The exact mechanism of action is unknown. Bimatoprost may reduce […]

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Have Kids, Buy More Produce?

Have Kids, Buy More Produce?

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could having kids prompt you to eat healthier foods? Apparently so, a new study suggests. Americans buy more fruits and vegetables after they become parents, researchers found. “Although adult food preferences are considered relatively stable, major life events such as becoming parents may serve […]

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Legalizing Marijuana Not a Trigger for Teen Toking

Legalizing Marijuana Not a Trigger for Teen Toking

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Despite what many might think, legalizing marijuana does not encourage pot use among teenagers, and it may actually discourage them from smoking weed, a new study suggests. Medical marijuana laws don’t appear to influence teens‘ use of pot one way […]