John is a busy man, a firefighter in Manchester, New Hampshire, and a member of the Pats Peak Ski Patrol. He is athletic, daring, and tough. So when he slipped and fell on the stairs outside his home last winter, he didn’t think much of it. But a few days later, John’s back was still bothering him.
“One of my main concerns is helping people get moving after surgery. Your surgeons will have some very specific recommendations based on the procedure that you had done, about what you should and shouldn’t do right after surgery. But we have some recommendations that just about everybody can follow,” says Kathleen Shillue.
Massachusetts will get a share of a nearly $69 million settlement with Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals.
Fresh off its shellacking of two human champions of the “Jeopardy!” television show, a computer program developed by IBM Corp. will soon get a workout in two hospitals that have signed up to test the technology.
There are some over-the-counter medication that require you to get a prescription for now.
Starting January 1st, new regulations will require pharmacists to check customers IDs for more than 250 prescriptions.
Cold medicines are no longer available for young children, so what can you do to treat cold symptoms?
Back pain is second only to colds and the flu when it comes to the reason we go to the doctor.
Most of us would do just about anything to protect our pets from getting sick. Sometimes, the medication we give them could have even worse consequences, however.
Robert Edwards of Britain has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine for the development of in-vitro fertilization, a breakthrough that has helped millions of infertile couples to have children.