For over 70 years, antibiotics have been a type of wonder drug that can cure a wide range of medical conditions. Unfortunately, because they have performed so well, we have come to rely on them for too many problems, and have put ourselves and our children at risk of possibly fatal consequences.
There is a Food and Drug Administration RECALL of Valsartan Tablets. The Pharmaceutical companies that are being recalled are Teva Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare and Major Pharmaceuticals. Please click here to read more information on this recall from the FDA.
If any of our patients are currently taking this medication, you can either call your local pharmacy, or call our office and we can call your pharmacy for you.
In recent news, the topic of colon cancer is buzzing about and your concierge family practice doctors at MD 2.0 in Jupiter, Florida, are often asked how to prevent it.
There are numerous ways to avoid contracting colon cancer (third-most common cancer diagnosed among Americans) from regular colon cancer screenings to a low-fat, high-fiber diet. Now researchers possibly discovered another way.
If the new breast-cancer treatment recommendations confuse you, your concierge family practice doctors at MD 2.0 in Jupiter, Florida, would like to help you sort through what they mean. Across the globe, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. With about 250,000 new cases per year reported and roughly 40,000 deaths, breast cancer affects both women and men.
When your concierge family practice doctors at MD 2.0 in Jupiter, Florida, prescribe medication for you, we always review the instructions for taking it, and encourage any questions you may have. This is in addition to the medication information which the pharmacy includes in every prescription it dispenses.
It’s certainly no secret that prescription medications are expensive, even if you have superior insurance coverage, so you want to keep them in the best possible condition. Improper storage can affect the potency or effectiveness of many medications and supplements.
Most of us have encountered heartburn, that aptly named condition that feels as if your heart is on fire. And many of us automatically turn to so-called “acid neutralizers,” either the older types of antacids (Tums, Rolaids, etc.) or the newer proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).
For years, the medical community has been touting statins as the silver bullet to save lives, but a report last month in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) only served to cloud the picture further.