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Painkiller Safety 101: Elderly

Many people assume that because over-the-counter painkillers are safe because they can be purchased without a prescription. However, self-diagnosis and self-medication are never the best approach, particularly for seniors. An often overlooked topic is painkiller...
Painkiller Safety  Children

Painkiller Safety 101: Children

If painkillers can cause serious complications in adults when used improperly, how cautious should we be when giving them to our children? Painkillers can be given to children safely, but you need to be...
Painkiller Safety

Painkiller Safety 101

Most people don't think twice before taking painkillers. We've been taking Tylenol since we were children, and other over-the-counter painkillers don't seem particularly threatening, either.When used correctly, painkillers can be very beneficial, especially to those...

Concussions: Underestimated and Misunderstood

The Effects of a Concussion Can Last a Lifetime A concussion can affect the brain in a number of ways. Some of which can linger for a long time. A concussion can impair cognitive abilities like...