When to seek the help of a skin doctor

The first step is finding out if your doctor has been treating you with something else, such as antifungal or antibacterial medicines.You can look at the ingredients of the medicines they prescribe to see if you need any.If you have a severe allergy to the medication, it may be time to see your doctor about […]

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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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Why the US medical marijuana is a good thing

Why the United States medical marijuana industry has been so successful has been partly down to the fact that it was created by the people who want to help people suffering from diseases that have no cure. “The people who create the product are very knowledgeable about it and very knowledgeable in their own right,” said […]

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How to protect yourself from the ‘blunder’ virus

Dr. Gaurav Gupta, chief medical officer of the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), is on a mission to protect people from the flu blister virus, which has been circulating in the United States and Europe for the past year.On Friday, Dr. Gupta announced that he was launching a campaign to raise awareness of the pandemic […]

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