Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix

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Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA How Grapefruit Juice Affects Some Drugs When drugs are swallowed, they may be broken down (metabolized) by enzymes and/or absorbed using transporters in cells found in the … Read More

Oysters and Vibriosis

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Oysters and Vibriosis Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Raw oysters can ruin your summer. That’s because you can get very sick from eating raw oysters. Learn about vibriosis, a disease linked to raw oysters – and how to protect … Read More

Heat-related Illnesses

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Heat-related Illnesses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Heat stress can affect many outdoor and indoor workers. To prevent heat-related illnesses and injuries on the job, an in-depth heat-related illness prevention program should be developed and utilized. Occupational exposure … Read More

Radiation in Medicine: Medical Imaging Procedures

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Radiation in Medicine: Medical Imaging Procedures Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Medical imaging tests are non-invasive procedures that allow doctors to diagnose diseases and injuries without being intrusive. Some of these tests involve exposure to ionizing radiation, which … Read More

Preparing for a Hurricane or Tropical Storm

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Preparing for a Hurricane or Tropical Storm Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC You can’t stop a hurricane or tropical storm, but you can take steps now to protect you and your family. If you live in coastal areas … Read More

Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky

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Caution: Bodybuilding Products Can Be Risky U.S. Food & Drug Administration, FDA Your buddy at the gym can’t say enough about the bodybuilding products he’s been taking to help build muscle mass and strength. You wonder, are they all safe … Read More

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