90% of Senior Citizens Are Doing This to Their Health

Forty-eight percent of Americans are taking some sort of prescription drug. Ninety percent of seniors are taking at least one prescription drug per month. Is America really that unhealthy?

When it comes to health service in the United States, there are a number of factors at play. Continue reading

90 Medical Treatments You Don’t Need

You know, they say there’s not much use for Latin any more. Some scholars even call it a “dead language.”

But a group of doctors is banding together to remind their colleagues of one old Latin phrase they should have learned on their first day of medical school.

Primum non nocere. It means, “First, do no harm.”

That’s the message behind a new set of guidelines issued by a health group that’s trying to put the kibosh on 90 medical tests and treatments that may do more harm than good. Continue reading