Feb 222013
 
Tylenol use linked to asthma

Acetaminophen, marketed as Tylenol, is one of the most commonly used OTC medications for treating fevers in children. Because it is available over the counter, many people believe it to be free of side effects and safe. Newer studies, however, show that the rise of acetaminophen use is associated with, and the most likely cause …read more

Feb 192013
 
How important is water to your health?

Water is one of the most important substances in the human body. In fact, about 60% of the human body is comprised of water. Water plays an important function in almost every bodily process, including metabolism, digestion, elimination of wastes, nervous system function, respiration, and regulation of body temperature. However, most people do not consume …read more

Feb 192013
 
What do you know about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a very common pain syndrome affecting approximately 20% of the population. CTS occurs when the median nerve becomes inflamed within the carpal tunnel which is formed by the carpal, or wrist, bones and the transverse carpal ligament. In addition to the median nerve, all of the flexor tendons of the …read more