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30 Sunburn Natural and Home Remedies for Severe Sunburns

30 Sunburn Natural and Home Remedies for Severe Sunburns

What are the definitions of mild and severe sunburns? What are their symptoms and signs? Sunburn is the result of too much exposure to the sun, or a sun-equivalent (such as a tanning bed or other UV source). Sunburn is most common during the summer when the sun’s rays are the strongest. Mild sunburn symptoms […]

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Keratosis Pilaris (KP)

Keratosis Pilaris (KP)

What is the treatment for keratosis pilaris? Many treatment options and skin care recipes are available for controlling keratosis pilaris. Often there is very good temporary improvement following a regular skin care program of lubrication. As a general rule of thumb, treatment needs to be continuous. Since there is no available cure or universally effective […]

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Skin Rash

Skin Rash

Source: Getty Images Skin rash facts Rash is not a specific diagnosis. Instead it refers to any sort of inflammation and/or discoloration that distorts the skin’s normal appearance. Common rashes include eczema, poison ivy, hives, and athlete’s foot. Infections that cause rashes may be fungal, bacterial, parasitic, or viral. Over-the-counter products may be helpful treatments […]

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ketoconazole, Nizoral, Extina, Xolegel, Kuric

ketoconazole, Nizoral, Extina, Xolegel, Kuric

What is ketoconazole? What are the uses for ketoconazole? Ketoconazole is an azole antifungal medication used to treat certain serious fungal infections. Ketoconazole is in the same family of drugs as fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), and miconazole (Micatin, Monistat). It prevents growth of several types of fungi by preventing production of the membranes that surround […]

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Keep Unused Meds Out of the Hands of Addicts

Keep Unused Meds Out of the Hands of Addicts

Latest Prevention & Wellness News SUNDAY, July 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As America grapples with an opioid epidemic, it has become even more important to dispose of your leftover prescription medications properly, one pharmacist says. “Many people don’t realize that simply throwing away leftover medications or flushing them down the toilet is actually very […]

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epoetin alfa, Epogen, Procrit

epoetin alfa, Epogen, Procrit

What is epoetin alfa? What are the uses for epoetin alfa? Epoetin alfa is a man-made, injectable drug for treating anemia associated with chronic kidney failure for people who are or will be receiving dialysis. Epoetin alfa is also used to treat anemia in individuals with HIV infection and in patients with cancer who are receiving […]

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Childhood ADD or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children)

Childhood ADD or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children)

REFERENCES: American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. Arlington, Virginia: American Psychiatric Association, 2013. Bjornstad, G.J., and P. Montgomery. “Family therapy for attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.” Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2 (2005): 1-26. Chen, M.H., J.W. Hsu, K.L. Huang, et al. “Sexually transmitted infection […]