As of Monday July 16th – the Food and Drug Administration – approved the Truvada as a prescription medication to prevent high risk patients from being exposed to HIV.
Look into your medicine cabinet and you will undoubtedly find a prescription drug. Then think that someone out there is abusing that same medication. Many studies are pointing out what most people already know. Drug abuse is rising and just as concerning, many of the drugs are prescription medications.
Great advice often comes from our mothers, but it appears the the adage of the importance of washing hands isn’t all encompassing and will be little to no benefit in preventing the Swine Flu .
Health care is an area of demanding and controversial health care programs, insurance and spending. Medicaid and Medicare are government run programs that account for a large portion of health care cost.
The Swine Flu discussion continues to be a hot topic and recently it was discussed in Beijing with the World Health Organization indicating that they fear…
A legislative audit was released Tuesday Aug 18th showing that Utah is wasting dollars assigned to medicaid by the federal and stated government. The audit was performed on behalf of the legislative committee and the findings are highly unexpected.
Nationally, about 7 million students play high school sports. And according to the “National Association of State Boards of Education”. And of those more than 20 high school students per year die from heat, heart conditions and other injuries.
The Swine flu Swine flu also referred to as H1N1 has been classified as a pandemic situation. Several bio-pharmaceutical companies have been creating a vaccine . Emory University’s Hope Clinic appears to be starting human testing today.
An alarming increase of a deficiency of Vitamin D is being seen in children, adolescents and young adults. Recently a study was released showing the…
Medicaid began in 1965 under the Social Security ACT under Title XIX. Harry Truman initiated the idea of a national health insurance plan in 1945. Many worried about a “socialized health care” transformation and it wasn’t until 1965 that President Lyndon Johnson signed this plan into law. – Medicaid was initiated along with Medicare.