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non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Dear Doctor: I have heard that turmeric supplements work quite well as an anti-inflammatory agent, with less risk than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What are your thoughts on turmeric as an anti-inflammatory supplement? The turmeric powder found in spice racks – and [...]
By Ask the Doctors • October 18, 2018
Dear Doctor: I’m 75 years old and have bruising on my hands, seemingly when anything touches them. I do not take blood thinners or aspirin. Occasionally I take an Aleve, which seems to make it worse. Such bruising is an annoying, [...]
By Ask the Doctors • September 26, 2018
  When the American College of Physicians issued new guidelines for treating lower back pain last month it represented a big shift: instead of recommending prescription medications as the first line of treatment, as it had for years, [...]
By Enrique Rivero • March 24, 2017