Tag Archives: Medicine

Telling the difference between candy and medicine

Top Local Stories KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – We all know it’s important to store medicine away from children, yet each year around 60,000 kids are treated in U.S. emergency rooms due to accidental medication poisoning. Making the problem worse, many medicines look and even taste like candy.  Dr. Ryan Redman with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital says if you… Read More »

Does alternative medicine deserve a chance?

Alternative medicine is defined as any medical system used to replace modern conventional medicine. Doctors argue the spread of misinformation regarding alternative medicine’s capabilities is harmful to the public. Proponents of alternative medicine contend it provides many benefits that modern medicine cannot. Where do you stand? PERSPECTIVES Alternative medicine can include things like herbal remedies, reflexology and acupuncture.… Read More »