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  • Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication

    Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication
    Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women.  "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of...
  • Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

    Robert Proctor doesn't think ignorance is bliss. He thinks that what you don't know can hurt you. And that there's more ignorance around than there used to be, and that its purveyors have gotten much better at filling our heads with nonsense. Proctor, a...
  • The frustrating, confusing world of mental illness

    After writing about mental-health crisis training for police last week, I got an outpouring of response from people who've been impacted by mental illness. I mainly heard from frustrated parents who feel like they have no place to turn for their sick sons...
  • Generic drug industry needs to stand up for patient safety

    The Generic Pharmaceutical Assn. says a proposed federal regulation that would allow makers of generic drugs to inform people about all known health risks would create "dangerous confusion" and have "harmful consequences for patients." And why would...
  • Seasonal Allergies

    Seasonal Allergies
    It just might be the only unwelcome sign of spring: Seasonal Allergies. The sniffling, sneezing and burning eyes are back. "The pollen count is higher than normal this year, mainly because of the prolonged cold we had in the winter", says FOXCT...
  • More activity during the day might quiet squabbling cats

    LAS VEGAS, NV -- These reader questions were answered by experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference here Feb. 16-20. Q: One of our cats suffered with separation anxiety, leaving puddles on our shoes whenever we left the house. This problem was...
  • Natural alternatives to discuss with your doctor

    Natural alternatives to discuss with your doctor
    Dear Pharmacist: What are popular medications and their natural counterparts? — A.T., Dallas, Texas Dear A.T.: This is a great question. When I think of popular medications, I think of allergy drugs, pain relievers, antacids, blood pressure drugs,...
  • Belgium's humane stance on dying kids

    Belgium's humane stance on dying kids
    It's an idea that, in the death-squeamish U.S., is probably too disturbing for the edgiest TV hospital drama, let alone real life and real legislation. Last week, the Belgian Parliament passed a law allowing terminally ill children to request aid in...
  • Vitamin C is not a proven 'cure' for urinary tract infections

    LAS VEGAS, NV -- You, my readers, ask great questions, so I asked experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference here (Feb. 16-20) to answer a handful: Q: My Tibetan Spaniel suffers from chronic urinary infections. After spending $500 to rule out...
  • Brain feeling 'weird'? Here's where to start

    Brain feeling 'weird'? Here's where to start
    Dear Pharmacist: I have brain fog, attention deficit and a general feeling of disconnection to the world. I take the drugs Provigil, Zoloft and clonazepam. I also take vitamins, but nothing helps. I see a psychiatrist who says I'm just depressed from my...
  • Winter tough on pentas, other perennials

    Question: Why is the color in my raspberry pentas blooms fading to white? Also, when should I cut them back? Answer: It's only a guess, but it's a good one, that the weather is affecting your pentas. As the temperatures dip to near freezing, the blossoms...