Grapefruit can safely be consumed with the majority of medications, and patients with concerns should consult with their physicians.
Obese adolescents have an increased risk of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).
For patients with severe osteoarthritis, dangling their legs can help with intra-articular injections.
Glyburide is associated with an increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes compared to insulin in women with gestational diabetes.
Children exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to have a higher BMI by age 10.
Oral prednisone can improve functional status in patients with acute radiculopathy due to a herniated disk but does not improve pain.
Older adults who exercise, drink moderately, don’t smoke, and have a healthy weight have a lower risk of heart failure.