Pelvic Pain and Abdominal Heat – A Personal Story

Jun 28, 2016 by

In the past year I have had two strange, but fairly minor in the grand scheme of things, health issues. When I was going through...

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Psychiatric Adverse Reactions to Pharmaceuticals Ignored

May 4, 2016 by

In CALL 6: Mother blames antibiotic for son’s death – Purdue University student took Levaquin, a news piece aired on WRTV...

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Can Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Cause Dental Problems?

Apr 14, 2016 by

Amid the long and growing list of side effects associated with the fluoroquinolone antibiotics (Cipro/ciprofloxacin,...

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Why Athletes Should Never Take Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

Mar 22, 2016 by

I could tell you that if a drug has a black-box warning stating that it can cause tendon ruptures, you shouldn’t take it if you...

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Do Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Trigger Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Other Genetic Diseases?

Mar 7, 2016 by

In 2013, the FDA updated the warning labels on all fluoroquinolones (Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, Floxin and their generic equivalents)...

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Can We Trust Government and Academic Scientists to Protect Us?

Feb 15, 2016 by

Perhaps I’m naive, but I’ve always assumed that academic and government scientists were generally trustworthy, unbiased...

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The Healthcare System Collapse: Lessons from the Housing Market Crash and “The Big Short”...

Feb 4, 2016 by

The book (and movie) The Big Short got me thinking: What will be the next bubble to pop? I am certainly not a financial expert, and I...

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Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics Associated with Nervous System Damage

Jan 8, 2016 by

The labels for fluoroquinolone antibiotics, Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox, etc. have two black box warnings, warnings reserved for only the...

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Dear Epidemiologists, Consider Fluoroquinolones

Dec 14, 2015 by

Dear Epidemiologists,I am writing to encourage you to study the long-term and intergenerational adverse-effects of fluoroquinolone...

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Victory at the FDA for Fluoroquinolone Victims

Nov 16, 2015 by

In the four years since I was hurt by ciprofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, I have often fantasized about what I would say to...

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When Investigating Fluoroquinolone Reactions, Move Beyond the ER

Oct 13, 2015 by

When trying to determine the danger associated with a drug, the number of Emergency Room (ER) visits that result from use of that...

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Do You Know Why Crops are Genetically Modified?

Sep 28, 2015 by

Why are crops genetically modified? What are genetically modified crops modified to do? Those questions were asked to about 250...

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Who Reads the Drug Warning Labels?

Aug 19, 2015 by

I have a confession – I didn’t even glance at the warning insert that came with my Cipro prescription. I didn’t even think about...

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Common Drugs Trigger Heart Rhythm Irregularities

Jul 20, 2015 by

According to the Mayo Clinic web site, “More than 50 medications, many of them common, can lengthen the QT interval in otherwise...

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What is Fluoroquinolone Toxicity?

May 21, 2015 by

What happened to me? Why did it feel as if a bomb had exploded within my body and mind?  Why did I go from doing CrossFit to being...

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