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Inflammation May Hold Key to Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 05.04.2016 | Science
Howard Fillit, MD

A new study poses an intriguing question: Does gum disease accelerate cognitive decline in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? The answer may be found in inflammation.

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 with b...

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?