Check Up Archive: October, 2010

What will the Election Mean for Health Care in Pennsylvania?

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By guest blogger Robert Field: Pennsylvania health care could see major fallout from the upcoming election. The next governor will be in... Read more

Give me a shave, haircut and blood pressure check

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By Inquirer Staff Writer Marie McCullough: A new study suggests barbershops can help shave the high rates of high blood pressure among African... Read more

Temple settles with feds over drug diversion

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By Inquirer Staff Writer Marie McCullough: Temple University Health System on Wednesday agreed to hire a consultant to monitor its drug dispensing... Read more

Organized Crime as a Free Market Offering

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By guest blogger Daniel Hoffman: For a week now the blogosphere has been in a frenzy over a report published by ProPublica, a non-profit journalism... Read more

Supplement user beware: Red yeast rice products are variable

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By Inquirer Staff Writer Josh Goldstein: Millions of Americans with high cholesterol are using red yeast rice supplements, which have been... Read more

Drug abuse booming with Baby Boomers

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By Inquirer Staff Writer Marie McCullough: A new federal report shows a boom in hospital admissions for medication misuse and illicit drug... Read more

Teething tablets contain deadly nightshade, FDA warns

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By Inquirer Staff Writer Marie McCullough: If you use Hyland's Teething Tablets to try to ease your baby’s misery, the U.S. Food and... Read more

Super Glue your eyes shut? Relax, it’s not going to be permanent

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By guest blogger Michael Cohen: Did you happen to read earlier this month about the woman who accidentally glued one of her eyes shut when... Read more