• One set of parents had to file a wrongful death lawsuit against a methadone clinic in Atlanta, Georgia following the death of their 27-year-old son. After disclosing the accurate amount of heroin, Xanax, and Valium, he used each day, the couple’s son was given a standard urine drug test, which confirmed the drugs he listed. […]

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  • Watching someone destroy his or her life with drugs and alcohol is beyond painful. Do you feel helpless? Do you want to know how to help a family member with opiate addiction? You are truly not alone. Millions of parents, siblings, grandparents, cousins, aunts, and uncles all over the world are trying to learn how […]

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  • Most people fear operations and would rather seek a non-surgical solution to a condition. In the case of carpal tunnel syndrome, there are a wide range of treatment options – perhaps because as yet there is not a consensus on what actually causes the condition. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused by repetitive movement of […]

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  • Risperdal is a strong antipsychotic drug used for treating psychiatric conditions. It falls under the category of atypical antipsychotic, which is a group antipsychotic tranquilizing drugs. The medication changes the effects of chemicals inside of the brain. It is used for treating bipolar disorder symptoms, schizophrenia and symptoms of irritability in autistic children. Uses Risperidone […]

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  • Nearly 10 percent of the American women who use contraception choose a long-term method like the intrauterine device (IUD). This form of birth control prevents pregnancy for several years through hormone emissions. The IUD can be a convenient alternative to oral contraceptives, which must be taken on a daily basis. The IUD is a safe […]

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  • What Are They? Thread veins or “spider veins” are collapsing blood vessels, which is an early stage of varicose veins. They are faint red lines that show up on the skin, they are caused when the blood vessel’s valves are not working properly and the pumped blood falls back into the previous vessel section because […]

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  • Understanding ergonomics Ergonomics, by definition, is the science applied in equipment, devices and tasks designs with the purpose of maximizing productivity while reducing fatigue and discomfort in humans. In the work environment, the principle of ergonomics is to match the work – functions, furniture and other paraphernalia – the employees, and not the other way […]

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  • According to the Pew Charitable Trust’s Prescription Project, three out of four consumers believe that prescription drugs they buy in the United States are free from contamination and safe to take. And only one in 10 feel safe taking medications made in India or China. They are wary of lower prices and unsupervised production, but […]

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  • Summary Understanding what’s involved in both home care and residential care can help you make the right decision for your loved one. If you’ve reached a crossroads in deciding how best to care for your relative or loved one, you may find yourself deliberating whether home care or a nursing home stay would be most […]

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  • No matter who you are, it’s difficult to escape changes in your eyesight as you get older. Around age 40, most people experience blurred vision when they’re reading or sitting at the computer. This condition is called presbyopia, and it’s caused by the gradual loss of flexibility and elasticity in your eye’s natural lens. It’s […]

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