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Drugs September 2008 Archive

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Medicare Drug Premiums to Rise 24% for 2009

Saturday September 27, 2008
This Week’s News Each week, Dr. Mike highlights the latest news about medication-related issues. Medicare Part D will be more expensive for seniors next year, according to the Center for Medicare ... Read More

Consumers Reducing Health Care Spending to Save Money

Tuesday September 23, 2008
New research from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) reveals that the weakening U.S. economy is taking a toll on the health of Americans.

Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density: New Guidelines from the American College of Physicians

Monday September 22, 2008
What Your Doctor Is ReadingWhat your doctor is reading is a regular feature that reviews current information about medications from medical journals often read by physicians. In new guidelines published last ... Read More

FDA Issues an Import Alert for 30 Generic Drugs from Two Plants in India

Wednesday September 17, 2008
News from the FDADr. Mike brings you the latest news from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration including alerts, new drug approvals, new drug indications, and first time generic drug ... Read More

Flu Season is Near - It’s Time to Start Planning

Monday September 15, 2008
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine as an important step in protecting against influenza. According to the CDC, anyone who wants to reduce their ... Read More

Testosterone Treatment May Help Young Men with Type 2 Diabetes

Friday September 12, 2008
What Your Doctor Is ReadingWhat your doctor is reading is a regular feature that reviews current information about medications from medical journals often read by physicians. Young men (ages 18 to ... Read More

“ABCDE” – A Practical Approach to the Metabolic Syndrome

Tuesday September 9, 2008
What Your Doctor Is ReadingWhat your doctor is reading is a regular feature that reviews current information about medications from medical journals often read by physicians. It is estimated that more ... Read More

FDA Alerts: TNF-Blocker Drugs for Arthritis Increase Risk of Fungal Infections

Friday September 5, 2008
News from the FDADr. Mike brings you the latest news from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration including alerts, new drug approvals, new drug indications, and first time generic drug ... Read More

Can't Afford Your Drugs? Some Tips from Dr. Mike

Thursday September 4, 2008
I recently volunteered at a local food bank that also helps people with budgeting. More and more people are coming in for food and services and one of the biggest ... Read More

Oral Diabetes Drugs May Make Heart Failure Worse

Monday September 1, 2008
What Your Doctor Is ReadingWhat your doctor is reading is a regular feature that reviews current information about medications from medical journals often read by physicians. According to researchers at Wake ... Read More

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