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Q) I saw on the news the other day that there are a number of over the counter medications that can cause dementia. Is...

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Q.   My kidney specialist mentioned I need to watch my intake of phosphate. Why is that and what can I do about that? A.   People...

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Q) I was just prescribed Tramacet for my bad back and was told that while it is not considered to be a narcotic, it...

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Q) I was recently prescribed a new medication that gives me an itchy and bumpy rash whenever I go outside for any time longer...

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  Q) My doctor has suggested I take test called a calcium scan. Why would she suggest this and what do I need to know...

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Q) My dad was recently diagnosed with something called Parkinsonism. I’ve never heard of this. How does it differ from Parkinson’s disease? A) Most of...

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Q. Last week you discussed food/drug interactions which I found very enlightening. Can you discuss the importance of taking my medications in the morning...

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Q. I noticed there was a “Take with food” label on my naproxen prescription, an “empty stomach” label on my thyroid prescription and on...

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Q) I have a skin tag on my neck. Is that a big deal and is there anything I can do about it? A) A...

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Q) When I was diagnosed with diabetes, my doctor told me I had better take care of my feet. What did she mean by...