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    University of Phoenix
    As the leading online school in the nation, Phoneix University offers various pharmacology online courses to take in your own time.
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    KAPLAN University
    One of the largest online universities with a widely recognized name, Kaplan University offers a myriad of online pharmacology courses that fit your schedule.
Guide to Dealing with Corns and Calluses on Your Feet
by admin on: August 29th, 2011
Your feet take all your body weight, and get tortured with tight shoes. If you have corns or calluses on your feet, you’re doubly plagued with pain and discomfort. The rough, dry spots where your shoes are tightest may develop thick calluses that can crack and can cripple you over time. Bony prominences can rub and cause corns to form as a protective barrier, but you’ll have a tough time getting rid of them. Going to get a pedicure isn’t always the best solution. A nail specialist...
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Assessing Risk In Breast Cancer Prevention
by admin on: August 26th, 2011
Risk assessment isn???t just a concept used by financial advisers and stock brokers. It???s a concept we use in our everyday life when assessing the dangers of a certain action against its possible benefits. It???s a huge part of the decision-making process when it comes to medical treatment. Frankly, most medications do have serious side effects that must be weighed against the risks of going without treatment for illness. Breast cancer is an illness that, while often treatable, threatens thousands...
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Fluoxitine, A Breakthrough in the Treatment of Depression
by admin on: August 24th, 2011
Depression. What is it? Is it normal? Is it shameful? Depression is a real mental health syndrome that affects many people. No, it isn???t shameful; it shouldn???t be ignored in the hope that it will just go away. Most often, it won???t go away, but instead will grow into an even more severe problem. Depression is an illness but a treatable one. Sadness and grief are normal aspects of our emotional lives. Major depression, however, is a feeling of hopelessness that won???t go away. It can bring on...
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The Flu Shot – To Innoculate or Not To Innoculate
by admin on: August 22nd, 2011
Every fall, school begins and the flu season hits with the elegant inevitability of death and taxes, along with the ongoing argument over the flu shot. Should you take it? Is it dangerous? Does it really help anyway? Let???s take a look at a few of the pros and cons of the ???flu shot??? issue. As we all know, a bad case of flu can be severely debilitating, with symptoms that include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, headache, and joint pain. Flu can hit like a wallop and lead to missed workdays. So...
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Oxycontin, A Good Drug Gone Bad?
by admin on: August 19th, 2011
When it was first approved for sale in 1995, Oxycontin looked to be the ultimate prescription painkiller that contains a synthetic version of morphine. Though it initially seemed a safer drug, ultimately, just like other opiods, it proved to be highly addictive. Oxycontin was thought to be ideal for people who could never find real relief for extreme pain. With its time release formulation, Oxycontin can be taken once daily and bring solace to people suffering from chronic conditions like arthritis...
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Zofran – A Ray of Hope For Women with Extreme Morning Sickness
by admin on: August 17th, 2011
One of the most unpleasant symptoms of pregnancy is, of course, morning sickness. For some reason morning sickness has been held up for ridicule ever since the first time a woman had to run for the bathroom because she ???had one in the oven.??? However, for many women this symptom of pregnancy goes beyond a few hours of nausea. Women who???ve experienced extreme morning sickness (called Hyperemesis Gravidarium) know it is no laughing matter; it can rule a pregnant mother???s life and be almost incapacitating....
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Morphine – The Ultimate Painkiller
by admin on: August 15th, 2011
Since the beginning of time humans have sought relief from pain in any way possible. Being flesh and blood creatures, it???s something we must all deal with one way or another, but one of the hallmarks of being intelligent beings is that we seek to illuminate life’s inconveniences. As the world has evolved, humans have developed more and more sophisticated ways of dealing with pain, from alcohol to morphine to today???s more elegantly created medical pain-killing products. Severe pain obviously...
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Tips for Surviving Morning Sickness
by admin on: August 12th, 2011
There are few things more joyful, blissful and utterly euphoria-inducing than experiencing the birth of a baby. Babies are new life; they are innocence and beauty, a miracle from the mind of God made reality. So why is it that the incredible, life-giving experience of pregnancy is often marred by morning sickness? No one really knows, but it???s a challenge many pregnant women must face. Morning sickness, which can range from mild to extreme nausea and vomiting, is often one of the most reliable...
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Relief for Migraine Sufferers
by admin on: August 10th, 2011
Migraine headaches have plagued human beings since the time of ancient Rome. The pain of a classic migraine headache is so severe it brings shudders of dread to those who experience it. Many of history???s most notable artists and leaders were migraine sufferers; among them were Napoleon Bonaparte and Civil War Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant. Surrealist author Lewis Carroll, who created the looking glass world of Alice in Wonderland, also suffered from legendary migraines with auras. Migraines...
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Marijuana – The Counter-Culture Drug Used as Medicine
by admin on: August 8th, 2011
Pot — Reefer — The Demon Weed — Yes, marijuana is called by many names, but no matter what it’s called, marijuana remains a drug with a notorious reputation in society at large. Marijuana has long been embraced by the counter-culture for its psychoactive properties. It has been used by shamans and mystics to induce trances and as an aid in rituals. Jack Kerouac and the poets of the ???beatnik generation??? embraced marijuana for its mind-altering properties and as a creative...
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