Check Up Archive: December, 2012

Why does eating beets turn my pee and poop red? Are there any health concerns with this?

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Why does eating beets turn my pee and poop red? Are there any health concerns with this? Mervyn D. Danilewitz, MD, FACG, AGAF, Chief of Gastroenterology... Read more

Don’t let “Low T” lead to harm in kids

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By Mike Cohen Could it be “Low T?” By now you’ve probably heard this line or otherwise seen a multitude of TV or newspaper... Read more

Know what to expect when a prescription is sent electronically

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By Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. A woman reported an error to us after her child’s doctor sent an electronic prescription to a community pharmacy... Read more

My husband, in his 40s, recently began snoring every night. Is there anything we can do? Can a doctor help?

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My husband, in his 40s, recently began snoring every night. Is there anything we can do? Can a doctor help? Ajay Pillai, MD, Director of Sleep... Read more

Pharma's "Vision" for the Future or Three Blind Mice?

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By Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. Last month the pharma columnist at Forbes, Matthew Herper, wrote that after "talking to executives around the... Read more

My crotch gets super sweaty when I exercise. Is there anything I can do?

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My crotch gets super sweaty when I exercise. Is there anything I can do? Bradley Smith, MD, is a sports medicine physician at Lankenau Medical... Read more

Ten steps parents should take to prevent medicine mishaps

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By Michael R. Cohen, R.Ph. Few caregivers are more devoted than parents when caring for a child. Yet, even the most cautious and educated... Read more