Prescription Drugs from International Pharmacies Save Elderly Money

As pointed out by *Jack Shapiro, an internationally-known healthcare marketing consultant “For the first nine months of this year, the U.S. imported $40 billion in pharmaceuticals and exported only $21 billion. In 2003, we imported $50 billion and exported $23 billion.” So what makes buying from your local U.S. based pharmacy any safer then purchasing from Mexico or Canada? Many […]

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Understanding The Parts Of A Drug

Drugs are made up of two main parts: active and inactive parts. The active part is essentially the drug that you are purchasing and it varies depending on the condition that you are looking to treat. For example, if treating pain, the active ingredient is acetaminophen. The active ingredients come in different dosages depending on the extent of the condition […]

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Antioxidants, Acids, Alkali and Cancer

In my previous articles on cancer, I did not discuss the role of acids, bases and antioxidants in detail. But with the current hype about the miraculous nature of basic water, antioxidant foods and drugs, I feel compelled to step in and set the records straight with currently available medical literature. The efficacy of acids, bases and antioxidants in cancer […]

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Clinton on South Beach Diet

Clinton’s recent quadruple bypass surgery has been largely debated. Being on the South Beach Diet made everybody wonder how the former president’s illness advanced so much as to need to be surgically corrected. Some even blame it on the diet. Some wonder why the diet didn’t help avoiding surgery. Fact is that, first of all, being on the South Beach […]

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The Pain Factor

Last year I told an acquaintance that at the age of 46, I had taken up running. The reply was, “Oh, that’s awfully hard on your knees.” At first I was taken aback. Yes, I knew if I didn’t stretch, warm-up or wear properly fitted shoes, I might experience pain or an injury. But the person telling me this was […]

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Products Enjoying Maximum Popularity Among Buyers at Online Medical Supply Stores

Online medical supply stores have become extremely popular these days. The buyers’ list of these web shops includes caregivers, doctors, nurses, and health conscious people. In this article, we will be discussing about products that are purchased most frequently from these online shops. Digital thermometer: Digital thermometers are used for taking an individual’s oral temperature. They are basically petite handheld […]

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