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How can I keep track of all my medications?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Every individual has individual needs and there is no "right" way to keep track of all yourmedications. Certain systems to keep track of medications that work well for some will not workfor others. However, a good starting point f...

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Wart Removal
Health Info - Wart Removal

...right for you. We offer cryotherapy, or freezing off the wart, as a common method of treatment. We do not treat warts on the face or genitals. Cryotherapy can only...

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What can I do to relieve a skin rash associated with wearing a nicotine patch?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

There are a few things you can try to avoid or relieve a skin rash caused by a nicotinepatch: Put the patch on a different area of your body to see if the symptoms persist. Try another brand of patch; not all patches use the same ...

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Tensilon test
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

The Tensilon test is a method to help diagnose myasthenia gravis. How the test is performed A drug called Tensilon (also called edrophonium) or a dummy medicine (inactive placebo) is...

Dialysis
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

Dialysis is a method of removing toxic substances (impurities or wastes) from the blood when the kidneys are unable to remove these substances.

Over-the-counter birth control
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

Over-the-counter birth control methods are used during sex to avoid pregnancy and sometimes to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). They can be purchased by anyone, without a doctor...

Pregnanediol
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...Lehmann HP, Henry JB. SI units. In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2006:appendix 5.

What's the difference between emergency contraceptives, such as Plan B One-Step and regular birth control pills?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Plan B One-Step? emergency contraceptive pills contain the hormone levonorgestrel - a common ingredient in somebirth control pills. However, the dosage of this hormone in Plan B One-Step? is higher than ina single birth control pi...

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The Benefits of Grilling: Tips & Recipes

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Eight simple steps you can take to grill safely this summer, plus three delicious recipes.

What is compounding and why do you need it?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

Compounding is a process in which a pharmacist mixes certain drugs to either create acustomized medication or a different drug delivery method suited to a patient's uniqueneeds. These are some examples of why compounding may be do...

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6 Strategies for Breast Health

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What you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer.

Anterior cruciate ligament repair - series
Surgeries & Procedures

...Screws are commonly used to secure the graft in the bone tunnels, although other methods of fixation are used depending on the type of graft used. Aftercare At the end...

Breast lump
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

Images Female Breast Breast lumps Fibrocystic breast disease Fibroadenoma Breast lump removal - series Alternative Names Breast mass Considerations Normal breast tissue is present in both males and females of all ages. This tissue...

What is a contraceptive sponge?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

A contraceptive sponge ( Today? Sponge ) is a birth control device that'sinserted deep into the vagina before intercourse. It contains a spermicide, which kills sperm,as well as nonoxynol-9, which slows down sperm and helps preven...

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What is an anxiety disorder?
Pharmacy - Pharmacist FAQ

An anxiety disorder covers many different types of mental illnesses including pathologicalanxiety and fear. Most people experience anxiety or worry at some time in their lives, but whenworry becomes excessive and interferes with a...

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Gram stain of skin lesion
Health Info - Health Illustrated Encyclopedia

...detect and identify bacteria in a sample from a skin sore. The gram stain method is one of the most commonly used techniques for the rapid diagnosis of bacterial infections.

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