vioxx

Testifying before a Senate committee in November, Dr. David Graham put the number in the United States who had suffered heart attacks or stroke as result of taking the arthritis drug Vioxx in the range of 88,000 to 139,000. As many as 40 percent of these people, or about 35,000-55,000, died as a result, Graham said. The unacceptable cardiovascular risks

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surgery

Surgery, Death Rates, MDs, Health Reform. From Mike. We all know that many surgeries are life saving and one of God’s gift to humanity. But there are many times when they are misused or over-used. The following book excerpt will give you some insights about that and hopefully encourage you to learn more. “Mike: This is a short excerpt from

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steroids

More Steroids? Keeping someone alive and breathing during surgery or as a result of some other severe trauma or condition is a masterful accomplishment. From what I have gleaned from personal observation and many hours of conversations with professionals in the breathing arena, many of the other ways the medical world looks at breathing could use some fresh approaches. Pulmonary

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Majid Ali, MD, Preventive Medicine Specialist

Editor, The Journal of Integrative Medicine Formerly, Associate Professor of Pathology (adj.), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York Formerly, President of Staff and Chief Pathologist, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England Diplomate, American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Diplomate, American Boards of Environmental Medicine President and Professor of Medicine

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pneumotox

300+ Prescribed Medicines Can Damage the Lungs This warning was issued at the first World Congress on Lung Health and Respiratory Diseases in Florence, Italy, where 15,000 specialists from 84 countries gathered during the week of Sept. 3-9, 2000. Their official statement was clear, “There are hundreds of medicines routinely prescribed for a variety of disorders, including high blood pressure,

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lesspaindrugs

Less Pain and Less Prescription Drugs AAN warns against opioids in noncancer pain “I am falling apart at the seams”, ‘I’ve got my Mom’s painful knees” , “I need to pull myself together”, “I might have a little disc bulge in there”, “I am going to pieces”, “I just feel so fragile today”, “It never seems to go away” are

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