Ibuprofen first became available over the counter in 1984, and it’s developed a reputation as aspirin’s gentler, safer younger sibling. That said, like most medications, ibuprofen can have side effects. “Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication that is used for both pain control and fever control,” says Kenneth Perry, MD, an emergency medicine physician in Charleston, South Carolina. “Although if taken appropriately ibuprofen is safe, chronic use can cause some long-standing heal…
South Korea Tries to Quell Anxiety Over Flu Shots After 13 Unexplained Deaths – The New York Times
Health officials say there is no link between the deaths and the flu vaccines. But the deaths, after two recent vaccine recalls, have raised safety fears among…
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No serious harm had been reported from either of those lots, though dozens of people who received those doses reported fevers or other minor complaints which are common reactions to flu shots, officials said. None…
Utah heart attack victim competes for medical care amid surge in Covid-19 cases – CNN
In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry’s doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah’s record setting…
(CNN)In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry’s doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah’s record setting Covid-19 outbreak had become more dangerous than many knew.
The virus now had the ability to potentially kill a patient — his patient — even if she wasn’t infected.
Hours before, Terry, a 47-year-old mother and wife, had suffered a heart attack in her Herriman, Utah, home. According to her sister, she had to be revived four times…
Pastor of Waldo County church at center of coronavirus outbreak shares statement as cases rise – WMTW Portland
The Maine CDC says there are now 46 cases of the coronavirus linked to an outbreak in Waldo County and three hospitalizations
BROOKS, Maine —The Maine Center for Disease Control announced Wednesday there are now 46 cases of the coronavirus linked to an outbreak in Waldo County, an increase of four since Tuesday.
The agency says three individuals have been hospitalized.
For the first time since the Maine CDC announced this investigation into the outbreak linked to a gathering at the Brooks Pentecostal Church in Waldo County, the pastor of that church is sharing a public statement.
Pastor Matthew Shaw said in a Facebook…
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