ibuprofen

November 29, 2021

Teenagers with concussions need to move, not rest

Teenage athletes used to be told to get lots of rest after a concussion. That advice may be out of date. 
November 26, 2021

More Ideas for Thanksgiving Left Overs

Here are a few more creative ways to use your Thanksgiving leftovers and get the most for your money. Instead of letting leftovers go to waste, […]
November 26, 2021

Give Thanksgiving leftovers a healthy and delicious overhaul

One of the wonderful things about Thanksgiving dinner is there are often lots of delicious leftovers. You can just warm up a few of your favorite […]
November 25, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving traces its origins back to the Pilgrims—those hardy pioneers who arrived on the shores of North America and, against difficult odds, carved a nation out […]
November 25, 2021

An amazing Thanksgiving proclamation by the President of the United States of America

What a surprise it is, to those of us with modern sensitivities, to read this amazing Thanksgiving proclamation—especially since it was released by the President of the […]
November 24, 2021

A Thanksgiving Prescription for You!

My Thanksgiving prescription for you and your family is to try a simple five-minute exercise every day between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I liken it to taking […]
November 23, 2021

Treat yourself well during the Thanksgiving holiday

The holidays can be physically, emotionally, and financially overwhelming. So take care to avoid letting the stress of the season get you down during this Thanksgiving […]
November 22, 2021

Go healthy, not hungry for Thanksgiving dining

The holiday season means you’ll be faced with a seemingly endless buffet of food temptation. While some people simply give in and eat too much, others […]
October 6, 2008

Parents fret needlessly over fever

Parents, do you suffer from fever phobia? Have you ever: • Awakened a sleeping child to take his or her temperature? • Chased down a running, […]
October 15, 2008

Cold medicines and children: a dangerous mix?

As the seasons change and parents reach for over-the-counter cold medicine for their icky-feeling children, they may be baffled by new instructions: Do not give them […]
May 8, 2009

New Warning Against Long-Term Use of Aspirin and Ibuprofen in Elderly

Aspirin and ibuprofen are staples in just about every medicine chest and first aid kit. They’re sold over the counter, and they’re not expensive. Most people […]
October 19, 2009

Using acetaminophen (Tylenol) following vaccination may reduce efficacy

When children and adults in my practice receive a vaccine, I recommend ibuprofen or acetaminophen to reduce discomfort, inflammation, or low-grade fever. Now comes a study […]
March 26, 2011

Taking low-dose aspirin and NSAIDs can be a challenge (Part 2)

In a previous blog, “Taking low-dose aspirin and NSAIDs can be a challenge – (Part 1),” I wrote: I have many patients who are taking low-dose […]
April 6, 2011

Parents: Don’t fear all fevers

For years I’ve tried to reassure the parents of the kids in my practice that “fever is your friend.” My advice is based upon studies that […]