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Woman says pharmacy mix-up had newborn on wrong medication – News 12 Long Island

BELLPORT – A new mother says a mix-up at a pharmacy led her to give her newborn daughter the wrong medication. Brittni Mergl is blaming a prescription mix-up at a Bellport CVS for making her baby sick for two weeks. She says she was supposed to be giving her 4-month-old daughter Erin medicine for acid… Read More »

Medical News Today: Hypertension: Home-based care may be the future

Innovators and clinicians have developed and tested a new home-based care-delivery program. The new system helped 81 percent of study participants successfully control their blood pressure. Managing hypertension can be challenging. A new home-based method may be the answer. Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the artery walls. Blood pressure rises and… Read More »

An end to food allergies? – CBS News

There was a time when peanuts were pretty much everywhere – in sandwiches, at baseball games, and on the snack table, especially for Super Bowl Sunday. But lately, this everyday favorite has for many become an everyday fear. Megan Shaoul is mom to twins Henry and Piper. Both have a life-threatening allergy to peanuts. “They… Read More »