We trust our pharmacists in this country. In the 2010 Gallup Honesty/Ethics in Professions poll, druggists and pharmacists were ranked third among most trusted professionals, with 71% of respondents rating their trust in pharmacists as high or very high. Only nurses and military officers rated higher. Doctors were fifth, clergy seventh.

Willow tree bark

Thats where the ancient Egyptians got salicylic acid, a precursor to aspirin. It’s also found in other trees as well as clover, jasmine, beans, peas and grasses. People experiencing pain or fever would chew the tree bark for relief. In the 1890s, German scientists refined salicylic acid into the aspirin millions use today.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, sleeping on your back reduces wrinkles.


Contact with an allergen stimulates the release of histamine, which triggers the body’s allergic response. A histamine release in the nasal cavity leads to inflammation, congestion, sneezing and fluid leaking into the mucous membranes, leading to a runny nose and watery eyes. Medications that prevent this reaction are called antihistamines.

50 percent of patients follow doctor instructions

According to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), only about half of chronic-disease patients in developed countries comply with their treatment recommendations, especially when it comes to taking medication. According to the WHO, compliance is especially poor for asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure, resulting in worse health outcomes and higher health care costs.