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National Drug Take Back Day encourages people to dispose unneeded medicine – FOX13 Memphis

National Drug Take Back Day encourages people to dispose unneeded medicine MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Hershey Burnett doesn’t remember the exact moment he first got hooked to drugs, but he can still remember the impact.  “It was like you found something that changed the way you feel to instantly change the way you feel,” Burnett said.… Read More »

Once Again, the Trump Administration Tries to Take Away Your Health Care

It’s happening again. The Trump administration is attacking the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare). Only this time, the approach isn’t piecemeal, and it doesn’t arrive via Congress. Instead, it’s a full-on effort to repeal the entire health care law by declaring it unconstitutional. Specifically, the Department of Justice, under the guidance of the… Read More »

Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise

Pain medications nd3000/Shutterstock What are they? There are two types of pain medications, also referred to as analgesics: acetaminophen (think Tylenol, etc.), which is alternative to aspirin for pain relief; and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.). Ibuprofen treats pain as well as reduces swelling and inflammation. “Pain is a signal of something—usually tissue injury—so overuse of analgesics… Read More »