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For many, the topic of e-cigarettes is a tricky one. Are they as harmful as traditional cigarettes? Should laws governing them be the same? And are people turning to them as gateway drugs or as a means to wean themselves from another form of nicotine? These are just a few of the questions that come to mind when we bring up the topic.
Heartburn is a common ailment in our society. Caused by acid refluxing into the esophagus, this condition is unpleasant at best and downright painful at worst. That said, it is often a relief to know that we can purchase a variety of over-the-counter acid reflux medications at the nearest pharmacy, almost any time of the day or night. Most of us see acid reflux medicines, also known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), as a solution since these products reduce gastric production, which alleviates the pain of heartburn.
When taking any prescription drug, patients must be aware of the risks and/or potential contraindications. Consumers tend to operate under the assumption that prescription drugs are safe if approved by the FDA, but there are risks and side effects with each and every prescription drug. Some prescription drugs have very serious or even fatal consequences to consumers.
The overall incidence of birth injuries has declined over the last few decades due to advancements in obstetrical care, developments in prenatal diagnoses, and improved safety procedures.
Radiology is a discipline that involves the use of various imaging techniques to diagnose and treat disease. Radiology techniques include X-rays, ultrasound, CT scans, PET scans and MRIs. Radiology errors hurt or kill thousands of people every year and the resulting harm can be difficult to trace back to the error itself. In such cases, the assistance of an experienced Tampa medical malpractice lawyer can be invaluable.