Medications Your Pediatrician May Not Prescribe For Your Child And Why

Posted on: 9 February 2019
Pediatricians tend to prescribe all kinds of medications to help kids and teens. Some of those medications may even be prescribed off-label for other conditions. However, there are several medications that your pediatrician may not prescribe for your child, and with very good reason.  ​Risperdal (Anti-Anxiety) ​Risperdal was prescribed as an anti-anxiety medication. It was also prescribed off-label as a treatment for bipolar disorder. It was not until patients had been taking the drug for a while that a major side effect of the drug became apparent.
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Planning For Successful Post-Hip Rehab

Posted on: 2 January 2019
If you're planning to have a hip replacement procedure in the near future, you may be excited at the prospect of increasing your mobility while decreasing your chronic joint pain. However, much of what goes into a positive joint replacement experience will depend on your post-op rehab, including physical therapy and adherence to your surgeon's instructions. Read on to learn more about some of the ways you can set yourself up for success.
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5 Reasons To Consider Using A Family Doctor

Posted on: 30 November 2018
Family doctors may seem like they are not as important as they were in the past. This is partly due to the proliferation of specialists. But there is still an important place for a family doctor, and you should consider using one. The following are a few reasons for this. 1. They treat your entire family  There are general practitioners in the medical field. Often called doctors of internal medicine, they treat adults.
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What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

Posted on: 10 October 2018
Have you ever heard the term stem cell therapy but really have no idea what it is? If so, you're certainly not alone. Compared to other types of research in the medical field, this type of therapy is relatively new. Stem cells were first discovered in 1978, but it wasn't until 1998 that scientists were able to obtain stem cells from human embryos. Before this, they were only able to get them from mice, hamsters, and primates.
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