Archives for Month: October 2013

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Do Artificial Sweeteners Make Us Crave Real Sugar?

October 14, 2013

By Julie Cummings, PharmD Student Cedarville University School of Pharmacy Since Adam took a bite of the apple, we have been self-conscious about our bodies.  Weight management, a good diet and exercise will help the body stay lean.  But what if there is still a problem with diabetes or weight... View Article

Are Magnetic and Copper Bracelets Effective for Arthritis?

October 8, 2013

By Derrick Chapman, PharmD Student Cedarville University Magnetic and copper bracelets have become a popular natural remedy for many ailments, most commonly for arthritis and pain.  Advertisements claim these bracelets offer improvements in energy, increases in strength, and relief from pain, as well as many other health issues. The basis for... View Article

Nasacort: OTC Status Approve or Disapprove?

October 8, 2013

By Nathanael Smith, PharmD Student Cedarville University Allergic Rhinitis (AR) is a systemic disease with prominent nasal symptoms that affects the upper respiratory system, causing symptoms of itching of the eyes, nose and/or palate and sinus pain. AR is a disorder triggered by indoor and/or outdoor allergens that is characterized... View Article

Sunscreen: Are You Protecting Yourself Againist Aging Skin?

October 7, 2013

By Aaron Le Poire, PharmD Student Cedarville University We have often sought healthy and youthful complexions throughout history.  One way people have tried to prevent aging is by using creams and lotions to protect themselves from wrinkling and the damaging effects of the sun on the skin.1,2 Exposure to the harmful... View Article