Merck Admits Shingles Vaccine—

Merck Admits Shingles Vaccine Can Cause Eye Damage…and Shingles BY CLAIRE DWOSKIN Two important FDA approved changes to the warning label of Merck Pharmaceutical’s shingles vaccine, Zostavax, have been made since the controversial drug was introduced in 2006.  The...

The Hazardous Side Of Supplements

The Hazardous Side Of Supplements by: Kheyrne Danu The long-standing debate on the availability of nutritional supplements and herbs is still a hot topic. Whether you believe they should be easily available or prescription only may not be as important as the...

Acetaminophen vs. Ibuprofen:

Acetaminophen vs. Ibuprofen: Which Works Better? (Infographic) In this “Knockout,” our experts compare the pain-relieving and fever-fighting abilities of acetaminophen and ibuprofen. They also compare side effects, toxicity and other risks. For some conditions, one...

LIFE THROUGH AN —

LIFE THROUGH AN IMPLANTED EYE by Olivia Wannan Everyone can experience the world through the eyes of a patient as he loses his vision to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and as he learns to ‘see’ again with a retinal implant, thanks to a new video. The video,...

Here’s When You Should Worry About Eye Floaters

Here’s When You Should Worry About Eye Floaters by: CARINA WOLFF If you’ve ever experienced eye floaters, you may be wondering if there’s cause for concern. Floaters, or small specks that float across your vision, is common in middle-aged and elderly people, and...

How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet–

How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Relieve Pain as You Age 3 basic steps can help you leave medications behind If you suffer from chronic pain, experts say a diet makeover with a focus on vegetables can have a dramatic effect. Patients who follow strict vegan or...
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