|As with any over the counter drugs, low-dose aspirin and Tylenol therapy can be harmful when self-prescribed. It's more important than ever to make sure our loved ones take pain relievers safely.|
|“The idea that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is more important in wilderness medicine where you may be two hours or more away from any definitive health care,” says study author Dr. Grant Lipman, assistant professor of emergency.|
|Manufacturers of prescription drugs containing acetaminophen are being asked to limit the dosage of the drug and add a liver toxicity warning to product labels, the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday. This so-called "boxed warning" is the .|
|TMZ has obtained the emergency call made from the Lost Hills Sheriff's Dept. to the L.A. County Fire Dept. on June 5. reporting that Paris Jackson had "OD'd on 20 Motrin and cut her arm with a kitchen knife." During the call, the Sheriff's Dept.|
|The mom was thrown into the real-life medical realm when, a little over a year after welcoming her first child with fiancé Jamie Afifi, the couple realized something was terribly wrong with their baby boy. “You present... She cont'd on the high dose.|
|The cry of a baby withdrawing from prescription opiates is shrill, as if the child is in terrible pain. "It's a very high-pitched, uncomfortable cry," said Dr. Aimee Bohn, a pediatrician with Mountain Comprehensive Health Corporation in Whitesburg.|
|Attention has often been given to the cost burden of absenteeism in the healthcare workforce, but it is increasingly apparent that the low productivity and other risks associated with those who work while sick should not be lightly dismissed.|
|"For the most severe chronic pain conditions, we still don't know in whom the risk-benefit will be worth it, but clinicians should at least try to keep the dose low, and maybe even use opioids intermittently," the paper's lead author, Gary Franklin, MD.|
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