Talking With Your Doctor

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Evidence-Based Medicine: Hard For Some To Swallow  -  23 Nov 2009
Kaiser Health NewsHe says what's needed is public education, which suggests some long study sessions and talking with your doctor.

DOCTOR IS IN: Mindfulness with medications  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Atlanta Journal Constitution...daily medication for high blood pressure or heart disease, talking with your doctor about the benefits and risks of these drugs is very important. ...

Heartburn medicines don't mix well with Plavix, FDA warns  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Bartlesville LiveExperts say other heartburn medications like Mylanta and Zantac are good alternatives. They recommend talking with your doctor before stopping any ...

Mammograms' timing in question  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Concord Monitor...when to get a mammogram is a decision that should be made after considering the studies and your own health history - and talking with your doctor. ...

Do you know what threatens your life the most?  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
The Swazi Observer1 killer can often be prevented. l Talking with your doctor about taking a daily dose of aspirin. In 2000, cancer killed about 286 000 men in the United ...

Evidence-Based Medicine Focuses On What Works  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
89.3 KPCCHe says what's needed is public education, and suggests some long study sessions and talking with your doctor. Copyright 2009 National Public Radio. ...

Library's Pink Party a big hit  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Blue Springs Examiner...such as performing monthly self exams, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine, and talking with your doctor about your risk factors. ...

Is Motrin helping my fever go down?  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Tampa TribuneI assume you are talking with your doctor about your specific case, but you raise a few important issues everybody should know about. ...

Low Cholesterol May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer Study  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Health Jackal...altering certain aspects of your diet, starting an exercise routine and talking with your doctor about medications that aid in lowering cholesterol levels.

Keep gas under control  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Times of India...(Also, if you are using a supplement because your doctor has suggested you do so, do not discontinue it without first talking with your doctor ) . ...

Dos and don'ts of medicine safety  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
The Palestine TelegraphChange your medication dose or schedule without talking with your doctor. 8. Crush or break pills unless your doctor instructs you to do so. 9. ...

Choosing Weight Loss Surgery  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Researching the options and talking with your doctor are steps that can help to make the dream a reality, and surgeons in Monterrey are ready to help. ...

Do You Qualify For FREE Prescription Meds?  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
WWJIt's just finding the company and talking with your doctor," she said. You can check out if you qualify at http://needymeds.org.

AARP: Medicare open enrollment rolls through December  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
YourWestValley.com..."Now is the time to consider coverage options and find a plan that best fits your needs and budget, in addition to talking with your doctor about lower-cost ...

Sexercise Induced Asthma  -  ‎Aug 8, 2009‎
About - News & IssuesTalk With Your Doctor: Talking with your doctor can be hard, but a little preparation can help you bring up this topic. Treat Sex Like Any Other Trigger:

Menopause resources, in print and online  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com..."Talking With Your Doctor about Menopause" also comes with a purse guide. The publication can be ordered by phone at 1-888-878-3256, online or by sending

Feature: Make exercise a hard habit to break  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Philippine Information AgencyStart by talking with your doctor. This is especially important if you haven't been active, if you have any health problem or if you are pregnant or an

Hereditary Causes of Anemia  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
National Anemia Action CouncilThese articles explain how anemia can develop, list related symptoms and provide advice for talking with your doctor. Anemia is a condition that can make

Xpress Reviews—First Look at New Books  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Library JournalThe book is split into four parts—talking with your doctor, choosing treatments, making lifestyle changes, and building your future life and good

Free class being offed through Arthitis Foundation  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Lansing State Journal...use of exercise. dealing with depression, talking with your doctor, good nutritional habits, problem-solving techniques, and much, much more!

First, stop scaring old people  -  ‎Aug 2, 2009‎
Jackson SunTalking with your doctor about it also makes a lot of sense. But what May, Thompson and Dr. McCaughey have done is to grossly distort a subsection of a

El Niño är tillbaka  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Tidningen ArbetarenTalking with your doctor all netting and other precautions basic principle of Tissue Expansion. Majority of cases are due relationships or cialis medication

Patient Money Strategies for Saving on Prescription Drugs  -  06 Feb 2009
New York Times,Talking with your doctor now, early in the year, is especially important if you are covered by a Medicare prescription plan. Discuss how you can avoid

African-American health concerns  -  Feb 4, 2009
Hudson Valley Press,Dr. Fowler recommends talking with your doctor about everything that is ailing you - both physically and mentally. Depression is treatable with medications

Cardiovascular health and disease: Important issues for women  -  Feb 1, 2009
Portsmouth Herald News,For more information about talking with your doctor, warning signs and symptoms, and Going Red for Women this month, visit the Web site of the American

How up-to-date is your list of medications?  -  Jan 20, 2009
Edwards Air Force Base,Improving the quality and time spent talking with your doctor about your care. By providing a list of what you're actually taking, it allows your provider

Ask the Mayo Clinic: Treating postmenopausal problems  -  Jan 11, 2009
Seattle Post IntelligencerTalking with your doctor is the first step. He or she likely will talk with you about your symptoms, including when the pain began, exactly where it hurts,

Mina Ratkalkar | The Sextrovert  -  Jan 29, 2009
Tufts Daily,Talking with your doctor can help you figure out when something’s not quite right with your health, and having candid discussions with your partner about

Is it winter 'blahs' or something bigger?  -  Jan 22, 2009
Desert Valley Times,And if you are taking medication, don't stop without talking with your doctor." Finally, Kendall said it's important to watch out for each other.

Is Quitting a DRAG?  -  Jan 12, 2009
GoErie.com,If you don't want to join a support group, talking with your doctor is also beneficial, Edelman said. Many family doctors, like Ruffa, are trained in

Healthy living: A fresh start to a new year  -  Jan 22, 2009
MLive.com,She says other recommended resolutions are maintaining a healthy weight throughout life, talking with your doctor about a regular schedule for cancer

Slower Heart Beat Leads to Longer Life  -  Dec 16, 2008
Voice of America...your pulse by counting the number of heart beats in 15 seconds. Multiply by four. If the rate is high - 80 or above - Lee suggests talking with your doctor.

Merck Announces FDA Acceptance of Supplemental New Drug ...  -  Dec 12, 2008
Business Wire (press release),This leaflet does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment. ISENTRESS is an anti-HIV (antiretroviral)

Keep your cool as temperatures soar  -  Jul 18, 2008
Kingman Daily Miner,The CDC recommends talking with your doctor if you are on a low salt diet before drinking a sports drink. The CDC and local health agencies also recommend

Take Care of Your Heart Or It Will Stop Taking Care of You  -  Jul 3, 2008
Best Syndication,A combination of appropriate lifestyle changes and talking with your doctor about diet, exercise and the use of medications can put you on the road to a

Written by Tim Sakahara – tsakahara@kgmb9.com  -  Jul 17, 2008
KGMB9,He also says medication is only one part of treatment counseling and talking with your doctor is just as important. If you or someone you know needs mental

A second look at beta blockers and blood pressure  -  Jul 15, 2008
Gather.com,Whatever you do, don't stop taking a beta blocker without first talking with your doctor. Most experts agree there's no urgent need to switch if it is

Sanofi-aventis Teams With HHS Quality Agency to Distribute ...  -  22 May 2008
PR Newswire (press release),Quick Tips-When Getting a Prescription -- Quick Tips-When Talking With Your Doctor -- Next Steps After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support

When you get sick, do you call a doctor or a lawyer?  -  May 8, 2008
Capitol Weekly,Isn’t talking with your doctor about drugs and treatments just as much a part of taking personal responsibility for your health as talking with your doctor

Simple Ways to Keep Your Heart Pumping Strong  -  Apr 22, 2008
EVLivingA combination of appropriate lifestyle changes and talking with your doctor about diet, exercise and the use of medications can put you – and keep you – on

Patients Feel Painful Side Effects Of Bone Drugs  -  May 14, 2008
WBZ,...prevent hip fractures which can be deadly. Most women will do fine on bisphosphonates so don't stop taking the medication without talking with your doctor.

SAFE Conference Helps Seniors Protect Themselves  -  May 14, 2008
KRDO,...medical safety, going over drug interactions and talking with your doctor and participants can also get a free credit report to track fraud.

Girl, 8 , battles blood disorder  -  May 1, 2008
Trinidad News,If you know of family members who have thalassaemia and you’re thinking of having children, consider talking with your doctor to determine your risk for

Battery operated cigarettes challenge state smoking ban  -  Apr 29, 2008
Fox 21,Before you consider buying a Crown 7 cigarette you should consider talking with your doctor. They are only sold online in Colorado (www.crown7.com) There is

Video: Ad Council Joins ESPN to Encourage Men to Take Preventive ...  -  May 6, 2008
Biloxi Sun Herald,...tips for talking with your doctor, a glossary of consumer health terms, and links to online resources where you can find more medical information.

Two Merck Medicines Recommended for Approval in the European Union  -  Apr 24, 2008
Business Wire (press release),This leaflet does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or treatment. What is the most important information I should

AHRQ and Ad Council Encourage Men To Take Preventive Steps in ...  -  Apr 22, 2008
Media Newswire (press release),...tips for talking with your doctor, a glossary of consumer health terms, and links to online resources where you can find more medical information.

Do You Have To Tell Your Doctor Everything?  -  Feb 28, 2008
Tampa Tribune,For more information, a great free guide called "Talking With Your Doctor" is available from the National Institute on Aging. It can be obtained by calling

Senior health care help is out there  -  Mar 17, 2008
Chester DailyLocal.com,...plain-language book available free from the National Institute on Aging under the National Institutes of Health, called “Talking With Your Doctor: A

Hispanics Encouraged to Become More Involved in Their Health Care  -  Mar 12, 2008
Newswise (press release)The site provides tips on ways to stay healthy and talking with your doctor, recommendations on preventive testing, help in understanding prescriptions,

Quick Quiz: Test Your Bone IQ  -  Mar 4, 2008
North American Press Syndicate,...reducing hazards in your home that could increase your risk of falling and breaking bones; talking with your doctor about medicines you are taking that

Heart palpitations very common but can be serious  -  Feb 17, 2008
Chicago Daily Herald,Instead, it's worth talking with your doctor about having an exercise stress test to look at your heart's response to physical challenges.

Senior Scene: About your Health: How is your health literacy?  -  Feb 2, 2008
Oneonta Daily Star,Otsego County residents may request a copy of the National Institute on Aging's publications "Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People" and

FDA Warns On Chantix Anti-Smoking Tablets Risks  -  Feb 1, 2008
HULIQ,This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your condition or treatment. Please speak with your doctor about any questions or

Get physical to fight cancer  -  Jan 29, 2008
Denver Post,Do not exercise above a moderate level of exertion without talking with your doctor. Remember, moderate exertion is what you would experience during a brisk

Pharmacists Warn Some Prescriptions Won't Mix With Others  -  Feb 7, 2008
KRDO,Because there is no system watching over which prescriptions you're prescribed, Heinrichs believes communication is important when talking with your doctor

A user's guide to aspirin  -  29 Dec 2007
Fort Worth Star Telegram,This means aspirin isn't the kind of drug to start taking without first talking with your doctor. Over the past few years, various recommendations from the

Heart Disease Diagnostic Challenge For Women  -  29 Dec 2007
KOAT..."So when you are talking with your doctor about your risk for heart disease, you might discuss these various tests. Now, not everyone needs them but it's

What every woman should know about pregnancy  -  Dec 26, 2007
IndiaPost.com,Not only is this important for the health of you and your baby, but talking with your doctor can also help you emotionally. It's important to refrain from

New Years Resolution  -  Dec 28, 2007
KIII TV3,As always, the personal trainers suggest talking with your doctor before starting any workout program. The personal trainers suggest getting a full study of

Ask The Doctor About Osteoarthritis Pain  -  Dec 20, 2007
HealthNewsDigest.com,Do not change your dose or stop taking ULTRAM ER without talking with your doctor first. Talk with your doctor about all the medications you are taking.

Do some footwork before seeing your orthopaedist  -  Dec 10, 2007
Inside Bay Area,...-Don't hold back: Be honest and complete in talking with your doctor. Share your point of view and don't hold back information about issues such as

What Can Raise Your Blood Pressure?  -  Dec 3, 2007
American Chronicle,Talking with your doctor about your condition could benefit your disorder along with your blood pressure. Certain medications and drugs can also raise your

Tips for Controlling Your Blood Pressure  -  Dec 3, 2007
American Chronicle,If lifestyle changes do not help as much as you would like, you might consider talking with your doctor about taking medication.

Lowering Your Blood Pressure  -  Dec 3, 2007
American Chronicle,If you are still unsure of how to handle your blood pressure talking with your doctor is the best solution. Tell them of your concerns or ask them any

Benefits of Early Blood Pressure Monitoring  -  Dec 3, 2007
American Chronicle,You can fix this by talking with your doctor about medication to help you sleep. There are many available medicines that have proven to be effective in

Why Do We Develop High Blood Pressure?  -  Dec 3, 2007
American Chronicle,You might consider talking with your doctor about their side effects and if they cause high blood pressure. Every time you start a new medication you want

Grief Services Available in Many Forms, Click For List of Grief ...  -  Dec 7, 2007
KPTM-TV,They also suggest talking with your doctor or pediatrician for help, if they or your need it. Below is a list of Grief Services KPTM has been informed of.

feel the beat: heart palpitations typically not a problem  -  Oct 31, 2007
Atlanta Journal Constitution,...especially as they cool down afterward. this doesn't mean you should stop exercising. instead, it's worth talking with your doctor about having an

actress aida turturro tells americans to start now to talk with ...  -  Nov 1, 2007
CNNMoney.com...and you may lose blood sugar control, which could be serious. do not change your insulin without talking with your doctor. the syringe must not contain

stress can lead to sleeping problems…  -  Nov 21, 2007
Destination Santé,...been free from these?. hence the importance of talking with your doctor about drawing up the most appropriate strategy for dealing with this problem.

how beneficial is vitamin d?  -  Nov 1, 2007
WALB-TV,...out," said dr. pierzchajlo. that means talking with your doctor if you've heard differing studies and developing a wellness profile that fits your body,



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