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Ibuprofen

Taking This Common Pain Reliever Could Add Years To Your Life

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.20.2014 | Fifty

Ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter drug used to relieve pain and fever, could hold the key to a longer, healthier life, according to a study conduct...

For Kids With Broken Bones, Ibuprofen Is Safer And Just As Effective As Morphine

Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents

BY KATHRYN DOYLE Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:37pm EDT (Reuters Health) – The narcotic drug morphine is not the best choice for pain relief in kids wi...

5 Steps to Heal a Leaky Gut Caused By Ibuprofen

Aviva Romm | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Aviva Romm

Millions of Americans take over-the-counter painkillers like Advil or Aleve for any random ache, pain, or cold symptom, without a second thought. What most don't know is that those drugs -- called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) -- are responsible for over 16,000 deaths per year.

How Old Is Advil?

Brian Shactman | Posted 07.19.2014 | World
Brian Shactman

When you think of innovation, whether it be technological or otherwise, the pace is generally unnerving. Even though breakthrough drugs are less common these days, it was a bit of a shock at how young something so ubiquitous as Advil actually is.

Fall Toxins That Are Poisonous To Pets

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.27.2013 | Green

It's officially fall! While you're admiring the changing leaves, setting up for Halloween and gathering fresh, crisp apples it's important to keep ...

The Expiration Date Conspiracy

Allison Fine | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Allison Fine

Having a best friend who is an internist is like falling in love with someone and then finding out that they are really, really rich.

Over-the-Counter Pain Relief: Caution, Common Sense on All Drugs

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Be careful: those seemingly harmless over-the-counter pills you grab for your pain actually could create greater health issues for you. And, honestly, is it time for you to rethink your reflexive grab for a pill?