Check Up Archive: July, 2010

Avoid the ER, read your medication labels

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By guest blogger Michael Cohen: Over-the-counter medications from cough medicines and heart burn drug to pain relievers and allergy pills... Read more

Got back pain? Glucosamine won’t help.

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Chronic back pain in a common problem in the U.S. afflicting more than 20 million people. Many turn to the supplement glucosamine, despite... Read more

“Me-too” Products Won’t Do It Anymore

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By guest blogger Daniel Hoffman: Subordinates to the pharmaceutical industry’s top executives worry about the declining chances of making... Read more

Study: Vaccines don’t lead to arthritis in adults

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New tales on the internet, much like old-wives tales, often don’t hold up to scientific scrutiny. Such is the case with the idea that... Read more