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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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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.

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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Stop smoking support programs
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Alternative Names Smokeless tobacco - stop smoking programs; Stop smoking techniques; Smoking cessation programs; Smoking cessation techniques Information Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are ac...

Breast MRI scan
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of the breast is a noninvasive method to create detailed pictures of the breast and surrounding tissues. It may be done in combination with...

Immunofixation - serum
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...broken) References McPherson RA, Pincus MR. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 21st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders; 2006. Hoffman R, Benz E, Shattil S, Furie B, Cohen...

Colon cancer screening
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...be used, either alone or in combination, to screen for colon cancer: The first method is stool tests that examine your bowel movements to check for blood. Polyps in the...

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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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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Taking care of your back at home
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...area of the pain. Apply heat or ice to the painful area. One good method is to use ice for the first 48 to 72 hours, then use heat after...

Thoracic spine CT scan
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A computed tomography (CT) scan of the thoracis spine is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the upper back (thoracic spine).

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?
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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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Endocervical gram stain
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Endocervical gram stain is a method of identifying bacteria on tissue from the cervix using a special series of stains.

Pelvic CT scan
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A computed tomography (CT) scan of the pelvis is an imaging method that uses x-rays to create cross-sectional pictures of the organs inside the pelvis (liver, kidneys, gallbladder...

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