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Naloxone To The Rescue

How bad is the heroin epidemic? In New York City, police officers will carry doses of Narcan (Naloxone) to reverse the effects of an overdose from heroin or opioid prescription pills. This is already in effect across the border in New Jersey. Since police are usually the first to respond, they will … [Read More...]

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Ebola Virus Goes Wild

With all the technology today and the advancement of science in treating infectious diseases, there is still fear among healthcare officials over pandemics. As good as our drug development is, we are still at risk of any disease that can jump from animal to human. One such disease in Africa which is … [Read More...]

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Psoriasis with Hair

I have explained in a previous posts that psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that affects the skin by leaving red, scratchy plaques and papules on the skin. Psoriasis is hard to treat since it comes and goes based on treatment. It has also been associated with some risk of cancer if left untreated. … [Read More...]

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Feel Better With Lurasidone

When a loved one suffers from a mental disorder such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, we often will go to the ends of the earth to find the best treatment or medication for them. We want them to be whole, active and embedded in our daily lives. We will consult doctors, experts, friends and even … [Read More...]

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Evolution of Breast Cancer Treatment

More and more people today are surviving Breast Cancer. This cancer used to be a death sentence among women but with research and financial backing, large strides are being made and the best has yet to come.  There was a time when the standard approach was a radical mastectomy, which involved … [Read More...]

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Demonizing A Pharmaceutical Company

Recently, I was having a good debate with friends on why pharmaceutical companies have been portrayed in a negative light. Regardless of their motive, pharmaceutical companies work for the greater good of human health.  Today we are living longer lives and are making greater strides at curing human … [Read More...]