Tag Archives: Internet

Registered Dietitians Help Many Reach Weight Loss Goals

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight by exercising regularly and eating a healthier diet. If you or someone in your family is one of the thousands of people looking on the the internet for diet news, authorities at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have some important advice: Make sure you […]

Be Wary of Online Pharmacies, FDA Warns

It’s tempting to save money by purchasing from an online pharmacy, but federal health officials warn that consumers could be risking their health or the well-being of someone else. In a recent FDA survey, nearly one in four Internet consumers has bought prescription medicine online. The chances of buying medications from a rogue pharmacy are […]

FDA Warns of Fake Adderall Pills

Federal health authorities say a counterfeit version of Adderall contains the wrong active ingredients. Adderall is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The counterfeit pills are being sold on the Internet as 30 milligram tablets from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. The fake pills contain tramadol and acetaminophen, ingredients used to […]

Increase Your Font Size

A new study in the July issue of Optometry and Vision Science shows that people reading on their smartphones or laptops for long periods of time may be making their eyes work harder than usual causing headaches, eye strain and blurred vision. The solution? Make the letters bigger.

Navigating the Web of Information

It’s tempting to turn to the Internet every time you or a family member have a health concern. When it comes to your health, you want answers fast to alleviate your worries. Plenty of websites today offer medical information for just about any health problem or symptom you may have. The important thing to consider […]