Benzodiazepine Dangers and Lies

2017-04-12T02:31:49+00:00

You know how you can warn a kid not to touch a hot stove, but he’ll do it because he has to learn “hot” for himself?   It’s the same with some medications. Despite numerous warnings

Benzodiazepine Dangers and Lies 2017-04-12T02:31:49+00:00

Pharmacists Don’t Just Lick, Stick and Pour

2017-02-07T03:45:40+00:00

When I worked in retail pharmacies, one of the most common questions I had was, “What side effects will this drug cause?”   Another popular question was “How long will it take for this pill to

Pharmacists Don’t Just Lick, Stick and Pour 2017-02-07T03:45:40+00:00

How to Relieve Joint Pain Without Ibuprofen

2015-09-15T22:06:14+00:00

Many people have aches and pains that require ibuprofen and no one would begrudge you for taking this pill for an acute migraine or severe pre-menstrual cramps. I’ve been asked if I believe in ibuprofen

How to Relieve Joint Pain Without Ibuprofen 2015-09-15T22:06:14+00:00

What To Do for Dry Eyes & Blurry Vision

2015-04-25T19:41:27+00:00

Gritty, scratchy, irritated, burning eyes, excess watering and/or blurred vision are all symptoms of dry eyes. Today I’m outlining some causes (including some weird causes) as well as simple, affordable solutions. Blinking your eyes allows

What To Do for Dry Eyes & Blurry Vision 2015-04-25T19:41:27+00:00

Taking Statins? Beware!

2015-04-08T17:24:42+00:00

Sometimes blind faith leads to a disaster, sometimes a miracle. Where will you end up? If you’re one of the millions of people diagnosed with high cholesterol, you will more than likely be given a

Taking Statins? Beware! 2015-04-08T17:24:42+00:00

Why Some “Gold Standard” Medications Scare Me

2014-06-27T23:02:56+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I just became a pharmacist and started reading your syndicated column. Your emphasis is usually centered around the benefits of vitamins, minerals or alternative treatments, as compared to prescription medications. Why don't you recommend more of our gold standard pharmaceuticals which are FDA approved, unlike nutritional supplements? –JK, Gainesville, Florida  

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Why Some “Gold Standard” Medications Scare Me 2014-06-27T23:02:56+00:00