$11bn for US sea sickness medicine and $10bn for pandemic vaccines

By Peter Gelderloos / The Associated Press The Trump administration is seeking to roll back regulations put in place after the pandemic and a wave of new vaccines, including a $11 billion plan to combat sea sickness.President Donald Trump announced the $11.4 billion proposal in his annual budget address on Wednesday, but didn’t mention the […]

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Which medicines are best for you?

The new drug approvals are a sign the government is starting to address a problem with the current system that has left patients with high demand for treatment.But some are worried the changes may not be enough.Dr Alan Young, a paediatrician and paediatric emergency department consultant at the Royal Children’s Hospital, said patients with chronic […]

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How to prevent your child from being allergic to the vaccine

Jock itch medicines, baby oil, and other alternative remedies are popping up on the internet, and parents are discovering that they can help children avoid allergies.Here are some of the best alternatives:Jock itch medications are usually made with corn syrup or corn flour, but they can contain ingredients like safflower oil, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice, […]

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Shrinking health care costs may prompt an increase in fever blister prescriptions

New York City-based medical-device manufacturer Shrinkage is planning to raise prices of fever blister medicines by 50% in 2017, citing a projected shortage of supplies.Shrinkle said in a regulatory filing Monday that it plans to raise the price of the fluoroquinolones in fluoroquine-brand products by 50%.The increase is based on a forecast of a 5.4% […]

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Emergency medicine doctors will soon be able to use the hashtag to get the news of your case to family members via text

A new law is set to give emergency medicine doctors the power to use a new hashtag, “Emergency News” for emergency news coverage.That means doctors will now be able tweet updates on the status of a patient’s condition or other health concerns, without requiring an internet connection.The emergency-medicine hashtag is set up to allow doctors […]

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How to Avoid Achilles Tendinitis and Improve Your Athletic Performance

The Achilles tendon is a very fragile and delicate muscle.It can be torn, crushed, and severed, causing a great deal of pain and discomfort.Fortunately, there are many different types of Achilles tendinitis, which can be treated and managed.The most common Achilles tendinous condition is called Achilles Tendinosis, which causes the tendon to be torn or […]

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