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Over-the-counter cold and flu medicines can affect your heart

As the cold and flu season continues this year, it is important to be aware that many of the most commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) remedies for congestion, aches, pains, and low-grade fevers contain medicines that can have harmful effects on the cardiovascular system. Chief among these medications are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and decongestants. NSAIDs… Read More »

Viewpoints: ‘Medicare For All’ Would Lead To Inferior Care, Not To Mention Outrageous Costs; Trump’s Wildfire Tweet Shows How Cold He Really Is

Editorial writers focus on these health issues and others. Fox News: Beware: Medicare-For-All Is Fool’s Gold There’s a health care reform idea making the rounds and garnering significant attention these days. It is the very plausible sounding Medicare-for-all. Who could argue with expanding a program that America’s seniors generally like and indeed have come to… Read More »

Rural Oregon kids hospitalized in cold medicine ODs – KOIN.com

Cold medicine on the shelves. (Madras Pioneer) Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Cold medicine on the shelves. (Madras Pioneer) MADRAS, Ore. (Madras Pioneer) — Four local youths were hospitalized recently as a result of overdosing on over-the-counter cold medicine and law enforcement… Read More »