Debra Berenson, the wife of well-known oncologist Dr Jim Berenson, shares patients’ candid cancer stories and also provides useful information from the doctors and other healthcare professionals who treat multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, amyloidosis, and MGUS. This book is a must for anyone who has been diagnosed with these diseases or knows someone who has been diagnosed. It is a compilation of patient experiences, information about the diseases, information about the latest treatment options, treatments on the horizon, and comments from doctors from the various specialties that could be involved in treating these diseases. The medical information about the diseases and treatments was written by Dr. James Berenson, an acknowledged expert in the field. One could almost call this a handbook for patients and their families.
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, many people need to take daily medications or supplements with them. If you’re flying, there can be concerns about lost luggage and winding up without any of your necessary medications – and no way to get a refill. Here are a few important things to know about traveling with […]
Originally, all medications were compounded. Pharmacists measured individual medication components and dispensed them to patients on an as-needed basis. During the 1950s and ’60s, mass production became more the norm and pharmacists switched to distributing controlled substances that were already mixed. However, mass production doesn’t meet individual needs. Pharmacy compounding creates personalized medication. Compounding pharmacists […]
Pediatric health experts encourage mothers to breastfeed their babies if they are physically able to do so. Human milk is a unique nutritional source that is easy to digest and provides the perfect balance of protein, fat, carbohydrates and nutrients to promote the growth and development of your baby. It’s often difficult for nursing mothers to […]