Tag Archives: Treating

Viewpoints: Pull Out All The Stops To Keep Teens From Vaping; Start Treating Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels As The Health Risk It Is

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Washington Post: Giving Smokers More Options Is Not Worth Endangering A Generation Every year, the number has gone up — from 11 percent in 2017 to 21 percent in 2018 to 25 percent this year. That is the share of high school seniors who admit… Read More »

Kentucky pharmacy treating some ailments – Charlotte Observer

A southeastern Kentucky pharmacy is among the first in the state to begin treating people for ailments like strep throat and the flu. WKYT-TV reports a 2016 state law allows the West Knox Pharmacy in Barbourville to offer the service. The law allows pharmacies that meet stringent requirements to work with a prescribing physician to… Read More »

Study finds probiotics not effective in treating children with viral intestinal infections

A quick Google search for ‘probiotics’ reveals several websites suggesting the benefits of probiotics for gut health and their efficacy in treating common stomach bugs. However, the published literature on probiotics suggests a much different story. Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at… Read More »

New peanut allergy drug could herald a 'sea change' in treating food allergies, but is not a cure

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