Any Way to Relieve the Pain of a Sore Throat?

When you’re reminded of your sore, scratchy throat every time you swallow or take a breath, it can seem like a sore throat takes an eternity to heal – and you’re suffering all along. The good news is, there’s a …

The Pharmacist’s Role in Opioid Treatment

The job of a pharmacist is so much more complicated than counting pills. The pharmacist works closely with doctors to ensure medications are being correctly prescribed to the patients. A pharmacist must remain knowledgeable about potential uses for all medications, …

Safe Radiation Treatment for Cancer

Cancer may be the scariest word that most people can imagine, and with good reason. Research in preventing and treating cancer is advancing all the time and the prognosis for most cancers continues to improve, but it may still be …

Back Pain – Once You’ve Got It

Even when you are careful about your posture and take precautions when lifting heavy objects, it’s not always possible to prevent back pain. So how do you handle it once you have it? In most cases, you can treat it …

Treating Pain with Opioids

Most people have at one point or another reached for an over-the-counter painkiller looking for relief from a headache or backache. In some cases, however, a regular dose of ibuprofen just won’t cut it. For patients just discharged from surgery …