How Much Pain Medication Should I Give?
I am concerned that if I give them more pain medication that this will lead to addiction ... For example, if a patient were receiving 30 mg of sustained-release morphine (MS-Contin) every 12 hours, the breakthrough morphine dosage would be 10 mg ...
Protecting Yourself From the Cost of Type 2 Diabetes
What often gets lost in the talk over rising costs, however, is just how much treating diabetes can cost an individual patient ... costs on average $241 for a month’s supply of the 30-milligram pills. “In the case of diabetes, newer drugs are not ...
Should Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts Fear This New App?
Would you drink another cup of coffee or slam down another energy drink if you knew exactly how much sleep the added caffeine would cost you ... guarana)," he told the Fool. How much do Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts stand to lose? In 2013 Starbucks had ...
My dog has better health insurance than I do — and mine costs $1,900 a month
For example, “consumer-owned health insurance ... explain that $3,600 for my share of a morphine drip and a Percocet was too much (we’d share a little laugh about it all), and they’d haggle the price down. Wrong. The hospital’s reasoning ...
Electric cigarettes: What are they and how do they work?
As the battery powers up the chamber, moisture goes through and creates a steam effect, much ... cost $10 for a pack of five. (Each cartridge contains about 100-200 puffs or the equivelent of 20 cigarettes.) You can also buy disposable models for about $30.