Drs: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome + Risks Vs Benefits Of Statins

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The Doctors January 21 2015 Recap

The Doctors explained Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and why it’s so important to avoid taking an antibiotic that wasn’t prescribed specifically for you on January 21. They also shared the risks versus the benefits of taking a statin and discussed the possibility that the cholesterol-lowering medication is over-prescribed.

Drs: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome + Risks Vs Benefits Of Statins

The Doctors explained the potential side effects of taking an antibiotic that wasn’t prescribed to you, and then shared the risks versus the benefits of taking a statin. (Lightspring / Shutterstock.com)

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Drs: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome + Taking Friends’ Antibiotics

The Doctors took a closer look at the condition of a young woman who suffered a severe allergic reaction, causing severe, uncontrollable blisters all over her body, as a result of taking a friend’s antibiotic.

–> Drs: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome + Taking Friends’ Antibiotics

The Doctors: Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act Leaves Kids Hungry

The Doctors then discussed how many kids are complaining after the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act changed their school lunches, leaving many of them hungry.

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–> The Doctors: Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act Leaves Kids Hungry

The Doctors: Are Statins Over-Prescribed? + Risks Vs Benefits

The Doctors discussed whether statins used to lower cholesterol are being over-prescribed, and why it’s all about weighing the risks and the benefits.

–> The Doctors: Are Statins Over-Prescribed? + Risks Vs Benefits

Drs: Glasses Improve Visual Processing Disorder + Irlen Syndrome

The Doctors then took a closer look at the glasses that are used to help those with a visual processing disorder that makes it hard for them to read, drive, and perform other seemingly simple tasks.

–> Drs: Glasses Improve Visual Processing Disorder + Irlen Syndrome

Drs: Does Your Dog Need Surgery? + Healthy Home Update

Veterinarian Courtney Campbell joined the show yet again to explain how you can tell if your dog actually needs surgery. The Doctors also shared an update on their Million Dollar Healthy Home.

–> Drs: Does Your Dog Need Surgery? + Healthy Home Update

The Doctors: Heat Stroke Vs Hypothermia + Greg Plitt Death

In their segment “which is worse” The Doctors looked at heat stroke and hypothermia, debating which one is more deadly. They also briefly touched on the death of Greg Plitt during their News in 2:00.

–> The Doctors: Heat Stroke Vs Hypothermia + Greg Plitt Death

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