Tag : medications

Older Fathers, Schizophrenic Children. Part 4

“Schizophrenia is not hard to diagnose in adults,” says McKenna. “It’s more difficult to diagnose in children because the symptoms are harder to distinguish. They can often masquerade as developmental problems or other disorders. Children may suffer more severely with schizophrenia if they have an early onset. read more

Treating A Heart Attack

If the electrocardiogram (EKG) shows that you are having a heart attack, a variety of medications can be used to assist the heart. Listed below is a brief description of some of the more common medications used to treat a person who is experiencing a heart attack.

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The lost art of human technology

Looking back at our society in agricultural times, we started out providing for ourselves by what we could physically do (i.e. hunting, fishing and planting). Then we progressed to use horses and oxen to assist in our labor. Part of the drive to bring slaves to this country was because human beings were the technology of the times.

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Making Good Choices in Difficult Places. Part 1

Restaurants are some of the most difficult places to follow a low-fat diet. They lure us inside with large servings and tempt us with buttery dishes. But eating out does not have to be a disaster. Think through your options, ask for what you want, and make good choices.

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Is Wort Safe for Breastfeeding Moms

“At present we have no data on the transfer of hypericin to milk or the infant. Judging by its chemistry, it likely penetrates milk. It is quite lipophilic and has a large volume of distribution, which suggests that it could build up over a long period of exposure. It is orally bioavailable and would be absorbed by the infant. One section of the FDA is proposing to study the breastmilk levels but this has not yet been done.” read more