Posted by
Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: Report

Overdose Deaths From Fentanyl Soaring: Report

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans dying from overdoses of the powerful narcotic fentanyl rose 12-fold in recent years, health officials reported Thursday. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that’s hundreds of times more potent than heroin or cocaine. But sometimes drug users […]

Posted by
albuterol and ipratropium inhaler (Combivent Respimat)

albuterol and ipratropium inhaler (Combivent Respimat)

What is albuterol and ipratropium inhaler, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Albuterol/ipratropium is a combination product consisting of two bronchodilators, albuterol (Proventil; Ventolin) and ipratropium (Atrovent) that is used in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (bronchitis and emphysema) when there is evidence of spasm (narrowing) of the airways (bronchi). Bronchodilators […]

Posted by
Health Tip: Signs of Learning Disabilities

Health Tip: Signs of Learning Disabilities

(HealthDay News) — Difficulty reading and writing is common for children and does not always indicate a learning disability. Latest Healthy Kids News But children with learning disabilities usually show several signs that don’t get better over time, the U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development says. Common signs of a learning disability […]

Posted by
Strengthening Family Ties Through Online Gaming

Strengthening Family Ties Through Online Gaming

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Video games provide unlimited entertainment, and interactive ones can even help you burn off calories. But you may not know that playing games — either in person or through shared online networks — can unite family members from many generations […]

Posted by
What are the health benefits of guava?

What are the health benefits of guava?

Guava is a traditional remedy for a range of health conditions. Research suggests that guava fruits and leaves may have a number of benefits.Guavas are tropical fruits with yellowish-green skin, and they grow on trees in Central America. The Latin name for the common guava tree is Psidium guajava. People use guava leaf tea as […]

Posted by
10 natural remedies for dandruff

10 natural remedies for dandruff

Dandruff is a skin condition that affects the scalp, causing itchy, flaking skin and greasy patches.Causes of dandruff include: seborrheic dermatitis dry skin allergic reactions to hair and skin products other skin conditions, such as eczema or psoriasis diet overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus called Malassezia There are many over-the-counter (OTC) topical medications and special […]

Posted by
What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans

What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans

Arthritis mutilans is a rare and severe form of arthritis that affects the hands and feet. It is most common in people with psoriatic arthritis but can also develop in those with rheumatoid arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis mutilans is very rare. Approximately 5 percent of people with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) develop this condition. Arthritis mutilans can […]