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Always Been Allergic to Penicillin? You Actually Might Not Be!

Does this sound familiar? Once upon a time you had an adverse reaction after taking penicillin and were diagnosed as allergic; as a result, that allergy has been on your chart for years. But what if that is no longer an accurate diagnosis? We’re finding more and more prevalence of such a scenario. Indeed, penicillin … Read more

A Pain in the Neck (and Back)

The numbers of Americans suffering from neck and/or back pain are truly staggering. According to the National Health Institute (NHI) at Georgetown University, nearly 65 million people report a recent episode of back pain, with 16 million of adults – 8% – experiencing persistent or chronic back pain. In addition, as many as 70% of … Read more