Tag: medicine

Can You Use Alternative Medicine To Treat Cerebral Palsy?

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UNITED STATES—Many people question the effectiveness of alternative medicine, but it is often used in the treatment of cerebral palsy. For individuals with cerebral...

How To Properly And Safely Dispose Of Unused Medicines

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UNITED STATES—According to the survey report conducted by Consumer Reports in 2017, about one-third of Americans haven't cleaned their medicine cabinets in the past...

Transitioning Into Medicare The Right Way!!

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UNITED STATES—Hello Toni: You have been referred to me as a resource that can answer questions I have about Medicare.  I am turning 65...

Expensive Prescriptions And Medicare

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UNITED STATES—Toni: I will turn 65 in September and am currently covered by my wife’s employer group health insurance. Currently, I am fighting stage...

Telehealth Or House Call Doctor Visits Due To COVID-19 Stress!

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UNITED STATES─Toni: My 86-year-old mother with Alzheimer’s needs 24-hour care and lives in a personal care home. She is enrolled in a Medicare Advantage...

Changes To Future Doctor’s Office Visits

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BEVERLY HILLS—While doctor’s offices are open, experiences for doctors and patients alike are changing due to the coronavirus. New protocols are being put in...

How Next-Gen Telehealth May Look Like?

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UNITED STATES—The scope for telehealth is expanding rapidly in the days of lockdown due to COVID-19. The prospective ability of the consumer market is...

You Saved How Much With GoodRX?

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UNITED STATES—Toni: I am a weekly follower of your Toni Says® Medicare column and would like to let your readers in on a wonderful...

Time To See The Doctor

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UNITED STATES—I will be the first to admit it: I’m terrified of going to the doctor just like so many other Americans! My first...

“The Resident” Is Polarizing Look At Medicine!

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HOLLYWOOD—There have been great medical dramas on TV over the years. I mean “ER,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and recently the ABC hit “The Good Doctor.”...

The Frustration With Being Ill

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HOLLYWOOD—I tell this to people all the time so I have no trouble being a bit frank with my audience. I rarely get ill...

Santa Monica Police Department To Host Drug Take Back Day

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SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be hosting the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28. The event will take...

Drug-Store-Go-Round

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UNITED STATES—The drug store was a place where the community manifest itself. People could make any old comment about the weather and it would...

West Hollywood Pharmacy Sued Over Issues From Testosterone Product

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Thursday, April 20, a family filed a lawsuit against Great Earth Compounding Pharmacy in West Hollywood, the Akasha Center for Integrative Medicine...

Affordable Health Care Act Here To Stay

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UNITED STATES—Well Donald Trump, um, President Donald Trump, you don’t always get what you want. Yeah, after months of professing to the American public...

Grappling When You Are Feeling Blue

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UNITED STATES—Feeling sick is NEVER a good feeling for any person. I mean this month I have been sick twice, yes I said it...

UCLA Performs Most Organ Transplants In 2016

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WESTWOOD—Data published by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) in January shows that UCLA has provided the most combined heart and lung transplants among...

What To Do When You Are Sick?

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UNITED STATES—Being ill or sick as most of us like to call it is no fun feeling. For many Americans, when we get sick...

Taking Your Health Serious

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UNITED STATES—How often do you go to the doctor? No, that is a serious question that I am proposing. Some of us would like...

Competence In The Medical Arena

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UNITED STATES—I can truly see why so many people are at times skeptical about going to the doctor. This past month has totally questioned...
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