Safety

Can I buy my Chinese Herbs on the Internet?

Purchasing Chinese herbs on the internet poses significant risk. Read here to learn more. Know your supplier!

By |February 27th, 2018|Herbal Medicine, Safety|

Serious Drug Interaction Discovered: Ceftriaxone/Rocephin and Lansoprazole/Prevacid

A recent article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology on October 11, 2016 reveals concurrent use of Lansoprazole (brand name Prevacid), a proton-pump inhibitor, and ), a cephalosporin antibiotic, may increase the risk of acquired long QT syndrome (LQTS), a life-threatening arrhythmia.

The author notes that “QT-DDI’s (QT drug-drug interactions) are not routinely evaluated pre-clinically and can go undiscovered […]

Practice Safe Grilling this 4th of July!

It’s time to cook out for your annual 4th of July party – make sure to keep your guests healthy with these tips on safe grilling. Happy 4th, everyone!

 

By |June 29th, 2016|Health, Safety|