Medication

Student health services allowing in-person appointments if needed

Student Health Services allows in-person appointments only if needed, while many other appointments such as mental health is virtually maintained due to the pandemic. Meetings such as blood samples, tuberculosis (TB) skin tests, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) tests, as well as birth control pills or any other medication are authorized …

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Veterinarians have options for urgent care services

Eligible veterans can go directly to the FHP or the American Medical Clinic to receive urgent care services without first obtaining approval from the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic. To be eligible for urgent care, veterans must be enrolled in the VA health care system and have received care by …

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This “ economic ” measure harms chronic patients

Imagine that you are a patient with a chronic disease – such as rheumatoid arthritis – which affects your quality of daily life. After many consultations and visits to the doctor, you have found a drug that manages your condition and keeps your health stable for months or even years. …

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Is Clonidine an Effective Treatment for ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that can affect how people behave. A doctor may prescribe medication to help manage the symptoms of ADHD. Clonidine is a medicine that people can take as a patch or tablet to help treat ADHD. People with ADHD may have difficulty …

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CMH: Help is available for opioid addiction | New

Opioid addiction remains a widespread problem in western Michigan, and law enforcement and health officials want the public to know that treatment options are available for those who need them. Medical treatment programs are offered by West Michigan Community Mental Health (CMH) and its partners. The CMH team hopes to …

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