OTC Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

Over-the-counter, or OTC pain medications, can be bought without a prescription and are intended to reduce fever and temporarily relieve minor aches and pains. The two main types of OTC pain medications are Acetaminophen and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs. They work in different ways and have different risks and benefits for each person to…

Living with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

In a healthy heart, the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat are controlled by an electrical system. A series of coordinated electrical signals start in a part of the heart called the Sinus Node. The electrical impulse then spreads across the heart and tells it when and where to contract, or squeeze. This synchronized heartbeat…