FDA just approved a nasal spray of the opioid (ex. heroin, Demerol, Codeine, Percocet) reversing drug - Naloxone (Narcan®).Legally acquired or not, this class of 'pain killers' drugs can go from euphoria to slowing breathing and even kill you. Naloxone nasal spray does is quick and sends a measured … [Read more...] about OD Treatment Through The Nose – Inhaling Antidote
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Another use for your smartphone! Check your alcohol level through a miniature (25 x 12 x 12 millimeters) attachment on your smartphone using an app. Using a paper strip that can measure quantitatively alcohol level and store it into your smartphone App. The test sensitivity is good enough to … [Read more...] about Smartphones Just Became Smarter
Odds for return of a stopped heart to normal function is abyss able. Yearly approx. 525,000 cardiac arrests occur with nine of 10 happening outside of hospitals. research has shown 3-4 fold survival if quick action and teamwork comes into play. A heart has stopped and unless something is attempted … [Read more...] about CPR 2015
We all have friends who only order salad no matter what else is available. Many think they are eating healthily. Protein should be both from plants as well as from non-plants - meat/fish. At least 10% of your daily calories, but not more than 35%, should come from protein (Institute of Medicine). … [Read more...] about You Need Protein!
Plenty of new alternatives exist for immediate episodic medical care from a 'Doc-in-a-box' to pharmacy chain walk in 'clinics'-aka Minute Clinic? (CVS).Those seeking quick episodic care may suffer from a few realities including: antibiotics will likely be overprescribed as no pre-knowledge of you as … [Read more...] about Medical Care at The Corner Store