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The Evolution of Medicine | Guest Blog

Source: BestMedicalDegrees.com

Modern medicine has helped lead to a surge in average life expectancy, which was only about 36 in the late 1800s. With humans routinely living into their 100s, advances in medical science are to thank. Let’s take a journey through the history of medical advancements.…

Overuse of Proton Pump Inhibitors is Expensive & Dangerous

Overuse of Proton Pump Inhibitors is Expensive & Dangerous | Guest Blog

Let’s talk about proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). These drugs, successors to the innovative H2 blockers, have revolutionized the treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcers.

But like all good things, too much can be a problem, and that’s where we are today.…

Salmonella Outbreak Persists | Medical Blog

The current salmonella scare is the largest outbreak of this strain since the CDC  started surveillance of outbreaks in the 1970s. And according to the CDC, for every case of salmonella reported, there may be 30 that are not. While no deaths have been reported due to the recent salmonella outbreak, the number of illnesses (which can be life-threatening, particularly to those with weakened immune systems) is expected to increase.…