What If No One Can See Your Pain?

2017-04-12T23:26:17+00:00

From time to time, when yet another celebrity dies tragically from an overdose of painkillers, people ask me if I think prescription painkillers should be banned.  The answer is no, and today I'll tell you

What If No One Can See Your Pain? 2017-04-12T23:26:17+00:00

Natural Cures for Holiday Headaches

2014-01-01T19:45:00+00:00

Dear Pharmacist I’m prone to tension headaches, but during the holidays, they’re constant. I take ibuprofen and sometimes hydrocodone. Can you help me? --J.R., San Jose, California Answer: Tension headaches are the most common type

Natural Cures for Holiday Headaches 2014-01-01T19:45:00+00:00

Anti-Drinking Medications for Alcoholics

2009-09-11T13:24:06+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, My 34-year-old son is an alcoholic and has been in rehab for five months, court-ordered. After being out for only two weeks, he had a relapse and then went to detox. Now, he

Anti-Drinking Medications for Alcoholics 2009-09-11T13:24:06+00:00

Use Caution When Stopping Meds

2009-06-11T11:58:34+00:00

Dear Pharmacist, I had a staph infection and was in the hospital. Upon release, I was prescribed an antibiotic and then another. My pharmacist warned me not to stop taking the drug, but it made

Use Caution When Stopping Meds 2009-06-11T11:58:34+00:00