July 6, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

NSAID Side Effects

Now the bad news about NSAIDs. We know about the good news already, including easy access and quick, effective pain […]
June 22, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Comparing NSAIDs, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen and Acetaminophen for Treatment of Pain and Inflammation

So, we want a little pain or fever relief and we go to the pharmacy for something quick and easy […]
June 15, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

NSAIDS, Prostaglandins and Cyclooxygenase

I am back from Florida and continuing with our topic of anti-inflammatory medications and NSAIDS. NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, […]
April 20, 2015
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Some Reflections on Anti-Inflammatory Medicines

Our discussion of the immune system should include anti-inflammatory medicines.  When fevered or inflamed in a routine sort of way […]