Category: Research

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    Your Guide to Albuterol Abuse and Safe Asthma Meds for Addicts

    In 2017, more than 50 million Albuterol prescriptions were filled by pharmacies and doctors. Albuterol is a prescription medication used to help treat symptoms of asthma. As helpful as this prescription is, it can become addictive over time, leading to drug abuse.  Continue reading to discover alternative medications so that you don’t have to worry about […]

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    What Are the Different Types of Ultrasound and What Do They Detect?

    When you hear the word “ultrasound,” you probably think of the cute, grainy photo parents-to-be proudly show their family and friends. While pregnancy ultrasounds are the most common, they only make up 24% of all ultrasounds performed in the developing world. There are many types of ultrasound images used to detect a variety of medical conditions, […]

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    6 Excellent Physical Therapy Tips to Help You Get More Out of PT Sessions

    Sustaining an injury is scary. If you’ve ever been in a car accident or had a major fall, you may have gone through physical therapy. There you learned physical therapy tips designed to help your body heal from the injuries. Treating an injury most-likely only requires a limited number of visits. Whereas, medical conditions could […]

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    Car Accident Recovery Tips: Simple Ways to Get Back to Feeling Good

    The path to car accident recovery differs depending on the type and severity of your injuries. If you are experiencing car accident pain, it helps to know what you can expect and which steps to take expedite the recovery process. In the following article, we’ll be discussing recovery tips at length. First, however, let’s examine […]

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    What Does Meth Do to You?: The Horrors of Meth

    Drug addiction can destroy many aspects of your life. Different drugs can affect your body and brain’s development in many different ways. But crystal meth is a particularly brutal drug. You may be wondering, just what does meth do to you exactly? Read on to learn more about how the drug affects your health. What is […]

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    Smile Gotcha Frowning? Here Are 5 Great Ways to Fix Your Smile

    Do you often find yourself smiling without showing your teeth because you’re self-conscious about the way your teeth look? It’s time to figure out what would make your smile better. There are some easy ways to maintain your teeth like brushing and flossing regularly, scheduling checkups with your dentist, and keeping an eye on your sugar intake. But […]

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    How Do Pharmacies Work? – Using Physical and Internet Pharmacies

    Pharmacies around the country fill billions of prescriptions a year. While most people prefer to walk into a drugstore and head to the pharmacy counter, there is another option to get a prescription.  More and more pharmacies are allowing people to order their prescriptions online. Does this work better than the traditional pharmacy? Want to […]

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    Breathing Easy: 10 Natural Remedies for Allergies Everyone Should Try

    Each year, over 50 million Americans are affected by allergies. Hay fever is the most common type of allergy that afflicts people. It alone accounts for over 19.2 million adults reporting symptoms of allergies in 2018. Allergies are the immune system’s hypersensitive response to foreign substances invading your body. These foreign substances are things like […]

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    Navigating ChangeSafe medical practice is much more than following guidelines and treating patients.  These days, it’s an all-encompassing milieu of factors far beyond medical management.  From overcoming electronic health records, understaffed hospitals and outpatient centers, declining reimbursement, burned out co-workers, angry patients who are no longer covered to see their doctors, and satisfaction measurements that […]

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    What Is Dual Diagnosis and How Is It Treated?

    The link between substance abuse and mental health was long suspected, but dual diagnosis wasn’t addressed until the 1980s. So, what is dual diagnosis exactly? The term is still up for debate in the medical community.  By definition, it’s a comorbid medical condition. Comorbidity refers to two (or multiple) conditions that coinside. In the case […]