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Can pharmacists dispense medical advice or just information?

Can pharmacists dispense medical advice or just information?

Yes they can..: Pharmacists may provide medical advice related to drug administration, side effects, interactions ...Read more

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What is a reliable website for researching general medical information for patients and their families?

Medlineplus.gov: Medline Plus is a very reliable site managed by the National Institutes of Health. It is full of reliable information on almost any medical topic, and has many links to other reliable medical organizations' information, all searchable and organized by topic. ...Read more

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Why do you have the need to answer these questions when people have access to all information known to man , on google, medical journals plus more?

Why do you have the need to answer these questions when people have access to all information known to man , on google, medical journals plus more?

Dont have to. : We dont have to answer these questions, we choose to in order to help people. We dont get anything out of it but we try to provide as much information and knowledge to people as we can to help ease their fears of an illness they might have or provide educational background or guide them in the right direction. Google sources are not all accurate, up to date or reliable. ...Read more

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Is The show "Grey's Anatomy" Accurate on their medical information? How about "House"?

Is The show "Grey's Anatomy" Accurate on their medical information? How about "House"?

Not very, House more: I have hardly seen Grey's Anatomy but from all accounts it has many inaccuracies, both in portraying what residency training is like and medical details- see http://tinyurl.com/hgkp9dp and http://tinyurl.com/hdtqdde House (which I have seen) is more accurate but also not too realistic in many ways and also has inaccuracies. See http://tinyurl.com/jlarw for an analysis of each episode by a doctor! ...Read more

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How can I get information on paying for medical supplies for a juvenile who has diabetes?

How can I get information on paying for medical supplies for a juvenile who has diabetes?

Do you have any: Insurance if you do have they cover 75% of all the medications, and all the treatment, also in michigan some drug store give it for free. ...Read more

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May I use a tampon one week after a medical abortion? I am finding conflicting information online....

May I use a tampon one week after a medical abortion? I am finding conflicting information online....

Tampon: My instructions after any D&C, no matter what reason are nothing in the vagina for two weeks (no sex, no tampons and no douching). I also suggest no tub bathing for two weeks either. The risk of endometritis from tampon use is high enough to not use them. ...Read more

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Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Required by law: It is required by law & insurance contracts that they have with companies & that you signed with those same companies. They need to make sure you are who you say you are & that they have proof. Also, if there is any legal question in the future, they can prove that they verified your identity. Finally, insurance companies use this info to track your health & put it into a central database. ...Read more