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19 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Motley Fool: Put Johnson & Johnson in long-term portfolio - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 PST

Big blue-chip companies might not grow rapidly, but they can offer more stability than smaller counterparts, and they often pay dividends, too.


Related Topix: Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Prostate Cancer, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

What physicians can do to curb over-the-counter medicine misuse

Every year, it is estimated that more than 126,000 hospitalizations and nearly 17,000 deaths in this country are linked to overuse of over-the-counter pain medicine ingredients - specifically acetaminophen and NSAIDs .


Related Topix: Health, Pain

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Psychology Today

Neither a Wonder nor a Menace

U.S. District Court Rya W. Zobel probably made the right decision yesterday in striking down Gov. Deval Patrick's ban on the sale of the new pain-reliever Zohydro.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Food and Drug Administration, Drugs, Marketing

Foster's Daily Democrat

N.H. officials wary of new opioid painkiller Zohydro

Attorneys General in almost 30 states have come out in protest of a new painkiller, Zohydro, and New Hampshire's own attorney general is following suit.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Pain, Somersworth, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Charleston Daily Mail

New drug raises concerns

A new prescription painkiller is causing some concern among law enforcement before it has even hit the shelves in West Virginia.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Zogenix, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

The Motley Fool

Wednesday's Top Health Care Stories: Zogenix, Endo, and Teva

Zogenix, the maker of the prescription painkiller Zohydro, is up 10% in pre-market trading this morning after a U.S. District Court judge stopped Massachusetts from banning sales of Zohydro yesterday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Pet Poison Helpline releases list of top 10 toxins for dogs and cats

The veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline have released their top 10 list of household items that generated the most poison consultations for dogs and cats in 2013.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Life, Food, Chocolate, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, ADHD, Health


FDA to consider morphine-oxycodone combo pill

A closed sign is seen taped to the door of the Cabana Pharmacy after it was raided by the City of Miami Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit and Florida Department of Health on October 14, 2011, in Miami, Florida.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Midst of Opioid Crisis, Lawmakers Will Consider Banning A New Painkiller

A Senate committee will take up legislation Tuesday that would impose an 18-month moratorium on the new drug, an especially potent formulation of hydrocodone.


Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)


J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

The world's biggest maker of health care products easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its earnings outlook, driving up its shares to a new high for the year.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ


Natural News You Can Use: Try a better approach to inflammation

Komaroff and Roach report the usual pharmaceutical view of things concerning management of inflammation and pain, without fully disclosing the hazards of long-term damage to the gut, liver and kidneys, when relying on over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol or, in more severe cases, powerful drugs such as methotrexate, a potent immune system ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic), Arthritis

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Arguments in Zohydro ban case heard in court

U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel heard more arguments Monday in a lawsuit that claims the state is overstepping its authority in restricting drug use within Massachusetts in violation of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, The National, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Health, Pain, Zogenix, Deval Patrick, US Governors


Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk

People taking blood thinners to prevent clots in their legs or lungs may put themselves at risk for serious internal bleeding if they also take common painkillers such as aspirin or ibuprofen, researchers warn.


Related Topix: Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Coumadin, Warfarin (generic), University of Washington, Headache, Health

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Tightening the cap on hydrocodone

Allegations that a Des Moines pharmacist sold huge quantities of hydrocodone pills under the table to addicts illustrate why federal officials want to tighten rules on how the painkilling drug may be dispensed, a national addiction-treatment expert said.


Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

EParis Extra

is Tylenol Safe? By Sucharu Chris Prakash, MD

Tylenol is one of the most commonly used medicines. We reach for it when we are sick, be it for fever, pain, or even the flu.


Related Topix: Health, Pain

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Toledo Blade

Regulations replacing clinical judgment in treating pain

Thanks to Gov. John Kasich, state and local task forces, and news media, Ohioans are now aware of the state's opioid and heroin epidemic.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Ohio, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pharmaceutical Processing

Let's Get The Zohydro Facts Straight

Rampant misinformation about Zohydroa ER continues to be reported by the media and echoed in Washington D.C. and some states' capitals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Pain, Chronic Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Spot's Corner: Hide potential pet poisons

"If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much."


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Life, Food, Chocolate, Medicine, Health, Pain


'Tamilflu Is No Better Than Tylenol At Fighting Flu'

Tamiflu and Relenza, the world's front-line defences against influenza, are only as effective as paracetamol or acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, at fighting the disease.


Related Topix: Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Influenza, Health, Relenza, Zanamivir (generic), Headache, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

The Huffington Post

Oral Fixation: I Contracted a Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Lived to Tell

Oral Fixation creator Nicole Stewart says, "Karen boldly takes us deep into the unfathomable experience of life changing in an instant."


Related Topix: Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)