Blog: Medicine

Join in the discussion, led here by those from all walks of life who share a desire to make the world of medicine better. Medicine is constantly breaking news. Catch up on medical updates here. What do you think about what’s happening in medicine?

Most Recent meta_seperate Most Popular

of 9

Seven common errors for those with asthma

Posted By: Theresa R. Prosser, Pharm.D meta_seperate Date Posted: April 3rd, 2014 meta_seperate Categories:

Allergy season is getting underway and that means people who suffer from asthma need to take extra caution to stay healthy. Theresa R. Prosser, Pharm.D., BCPS, AE-C, FCCP, professor of pharmacy practice at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy shares these seven important errors that people with asthma often make: Stopping controller medicines. Continue a [...]

Non-invasive procedure gets atrial fibrilllation under control

Posted By: Elizabeth White meta_seperate Date Posted: January 27th, 2014 meta_seperate Categories:

Mary Ann Enstall, 71, was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) more than 15 years ago. At the time, she opted to hold off on a surgery her physician recommended. Last year, however, Enstall’s symptoms suddenly became more evident, particularly the fatigue. And, during a routine physical, her internist became concerned with her rapid heartbeat. A-Fib [...]

Timing Is Key When Having A Baby

Posted By: Rosanna Gray-Swain, MD meta_seperate Date Posted: August 13th, 2013 meta_seperate Categories:

Deciding when to have a baby is one of, if not THE , most important decisions a woman makes in her life.  Many factors influence the decision. Over the last few decades, there has been a trend to delay childbearing amongst women in industrialized nations. In the United States, the mean age at first birth [...]

Allergies in Pregnancy: What medicines are safe?

Posted By: Susan Mitchell, RN, WHNP-BC meta_seperate Date Posted: July 24th, 2013 meta_seperate Categories:

You’re pregnant! Congratulations! Unfortunately, allergy season is upon us, and St. Louis is high in mold, pollen and many other allergens. If you have a runny nose, headaches or itchy eyes, you’re most likely experiencing allergy symptoms. At the pharmacy Whether it’s your first pregnancy or not, you may have questions on what medications are [...]

Most Recent meta_seperate Most Popular

of 9