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Ferri’s Fast Facts in Dermatology: A Practical Guide to Skin Diseases and Disorders, 1e (Ferri’s Medical Solutions)

Written by renowned author Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, and featuring high-quality images from Drs. Studdiford and Tully – faculty members at Jefferson Medical College, Ferri’s Fast Facts in Dermatology presents “need-to-know” information on nearly 200 dermatologic disorders. Each topic includes color images displaying the disease, and the accompanying bulleted text provides an at-a-glance view.… Read More »

The Raw Facts About Complications From Ongoing Antibiotic Treatment

by Nottingham Vet School MRSA is methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus, a mutated form of staph bacteria that is able to endure the curative abilities of medication such as antibiotics. The mutation was caused both by misuse and overuse of antibiotics resulting in a strain of the bacteria able to proliferate and eventually create infections and… Read More »

Codeine (Drugs: the Straight Facts)

An effective pain reliever from the opiate class of drugs, codeine is often prescribed to treat people with severe respiratory infections or those recovering from dental or other surgery. It is also prescribed as a cough suppressant. But because this alkaloid narcotic can be easy to obtain in various forms – in the U.S. and… Read More »

The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Medical Facts About The Cause Of Death

Michael Jackson died with six different drugs in his body, and several of the drugs he was using in a misguided attempt to treat his insomnia contributed directly to his cardiac arrest. However, the truth is that Michael Jackson did not have to die. He was completely unaware that a common nontoxic neurohormone could have… Read More »