Tag Archives: Alcohol

Daily on Healthcare: Alcohol deaths are climbing but proposed reforms are controversial

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! ALCOHOL LIMITS ABSENT AMID OVERDOSE CRISIS: New federal data shows that alcohol deaths have been climbing steadily over time, but… Read More »

Alcohol Detoxing Techniques

When it comes to treating alcohol disorders, everyone has different requirements depending on the symptoms an individual has and the extent of their condition. Alcohol abuse can range from mild to severe addiction, and the type of care an individual requires differs depending on where they sit on that spectrum. For some people who are… Read More »

Is it safe to mix Flagyl and alcohol?

Drinking alcohol while taking Flagyl can cause serious side effects. Doctors and pharmacists advise people to avoid alcohol entirely while using the medication in any form, including oral Flagyl tablets and topical Flagyl creams. Flagyl is an antibiotic that treats many infections, including abdominal and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). While not all antibiotics interact with… Read More »

Many migraine sufferers wary of alcohol as a headache trigger – Reuters

(Reuters Health) – – Many migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, saying it can trigger the severe headaches, a survey found. Among more than 2,000 migraine patients in the Netherlands, more than a third said alcohol was a migraine trigger for them. Of the 650 patients who had stopped consuming alcohol, one in four said it was… Read More »

Health Canada moves to restrict alcohol content in single-serve sugary drinks

MONTREAL — Health Canada is moving to restrict sugary high-alcohol drinks like the one reportedly consumed by a Quebec teen who died last winter. The federal agency said the single-serve products are creating a public health risk, especially for youth. It is proposing the beverages no longer contain the equivalent of four servings of alcohol… Read More »