| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Deck my knee with tubes of med
I’m clumsy on my feet, should be in bed
But I don’t think I’ve reached the bitter end
So I’m not notifying kin or best of friend
I continue to struggle out our lengthy hall
And limp with...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for children worldwide. Thus, it’s important for parents to take precautions to keep their child safe when riding in a vehicle. If you have a child who is 12 years old or younger, the safest place for...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| May 16, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I've had migraine headaches for 11 years and live on triptan drugs and ibuprofen. There must be something else I can do. Please lend some sensible Suzy insight. — J.C., Tucson, Ariz.
Dear J.C.: The sensible thing for me to do is...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Dear Pharmacist: After years of hiking without many problems, I began experiencing pain near my ankle and heel. My doctor diagnosed Achilles tendinitis and prescribed medicine, which did reduce pain and swelling. Which natural remedies keep this at bay?...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Until recently, I didn't know that I could use stem cells to help heal my bum shoulder. Perhaps that's because I don't use said shoulder for hurling baseballs or footballs at speeds approaching the sound barrier for obscene amounts of money.
I can see...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:26 AM
In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...
| Apr 24, 2013
Before you know it, the kids will be out of school and enjoying summer. And while that usually means lots of fun for children, it can sometimes also mean an injury or a trip to the emergency room.
We talked about that with Dr. Karen Sheehan, an...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:01 PM
All of the thousands of leaps he’s made over the course of his still-developing high-jump career led Virginia Tech’s Ronnie Black to one of the ultimate stages in the sport last June, and it was too much for him to handle.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:59 AM
On a recent trip to the Caribbean, an accidental injury reminded me that skimping on first aid supplies is a packing strategy with potentially serious repercussions. Repercussions I was going to have to deal with before I could possibly continue with my...