Can The Cure For Headaches Be Worse Than The Pain

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Many drugs that were previously available only through prescription are now available over-the-counter. Today drugs are so common and easily obtained people just assume they are safe. After all, would multi-million dollar companies offer drugs for sale if they weren’t safe? Wouldn’t the FDA ban medications that could harm or possibly even kill you? Sure, […]


Youth Heroes A Double Standard

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As a boy I danced and shook to the music of Elvis Presley along with the rest of the kids in my generation. I was shocked to hear how he died from the usage of drugs but even when I heard of his death I still was unable to gather the significance of it. I’ve […]


The Danger Signs Of Pneumonia

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), pneumonia is the leading killer of children that causes more casualties than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. Approximately two million pneumonia-related deaths occue each year, accounting for one out of every five child deaths. The annual incidence of pneumonia is estimated at 151 million new cases per year, […]


Maternal Deaths Still Happen In This Day And Age

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While the risk of death from childbirth is very small, more and more U.S. women are dying due to, what experts believe to be partly to blame, the increasing maternal obesity and the rise in Caesarean sections. Rising to its highest U.S. maternal mortality rate in decades, it accounts for 13 deaths in 100,000 live […]


Food Allergy Awareness Be Prepared With These Tips And A Medical Alert Wallet

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It’s rare that you hear of someone dying from food allergies, but when it happens, it usually reaches national news. Why? Because food is something we eat every day – several times a day – and everyone should be aware of the dangers of food allergies. Some foods such as peanuts contain very strong allergens […]


Present Day Activities For A Cancer Free Future

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Cancer is defined as the abnormal state of uncontrolled production of one or more cells which eventually hampers normal body functions. This ailment is one of the major causes of deaths around the world. Medical studies show that the elderly have heightened risks of developing cancer because it may take 15 to 45 years for […]


Risks Associated With Prescription Diet Pills

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Phentermine is an appetite suppressant that works by stimulating the hypothalamus gland, the area of the brain that controls the autonomic nervous system such as sleep cycles and temperature. The medicine affects certain neurotransmitters that will lessen appetite and make the user feel fuller faster. It also increases heart rate and blood pressure, essentially increasing […]


Should You Take Ritalin

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At least 3.3 million Americans currently take medications to ease the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. The majority of these medications are amphetamine-based stimulants. The doctors prescribe these drugs, but that does not mean they are necessarily safe, says the Federal Drug Administration which is currently looking at placing strong warnings on stimulant ADD medications […]


Pertussis Or Whooping Cough

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Whooping cough a.k.a(also known as) Pertussis is a highly contagious disease. Whooping cough is one of the leading causes of vaccine-preventable deaths. There are 30 to 50 million cases of Pertussis per year. Of these millions of cases there is about three hundred thousand deaths each year. Basically all of these deaths occur in children […]


Treating And Preventing Heart Problems

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If you’re a senior or love someone who is, take heart. A new study is shedding light on ways to help older Americans keep healthier longer. According to the study, thousands of heart attacks, strokes and deaths could be prevented if patients used prescription blood-pressure medicine. The study, “Reducing the Human Impact of High Blood […]


Driving While Drunk Can Now Be Prevented

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No matter how many advertisements and campaigns have been done by various individuals, groups, or organizations to increase the awareness of the public on driving while drunk, people still tend to get behind the wheel of a vehicle despite the fact that they are already intoxicated. In fact, drunk driving has been one of the […]