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4 min ago | Bladen Journal

Quick thinking by provider saves patient

Dakota Winstead had almost gotten used to having migraines. But over the course of time, those migraines came more often, lasted too long and brought on other symptoms.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Plan helps doctors check painkiller use

Small white pills, packaged in bright orange canisters and marked with inscrutable labels -- Oxycontin, Vicodin -- have long been considered the answer to physical pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Pennsylvania, Drugs

4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

Why do I get headache when I am hungry?

It is not advisable to eat a big meal when you are hungry, especially if it is high in carbohydrates and fats.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

DEA investigating distribution of prescription drugs in NFL, report says

A recent lawsuit in which former NFL players allege they were improperly supplied prescription pain medication has triggered an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the New York Daily News reports.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Health, New York Daily News, Percodan, Aspirin/Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Toradol, Ketorolac (generic)

12 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Pennsylvania doctors asked to slow down before prescribing opioid painkillers

Pennsylvania has issued prescribing guidelines for doctors in response to a spike in prescription painkiller use blamed for problems including a "heroin epidemic."

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Medicine, Health, Cancer

15 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Scottsdale Chiropractor Treats Extremity Pain

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 13, 2014 -- The Scottsdale chiropractic office of Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC has announced the inclusion of extremity pain treatment using applied kinesiology to its treatment plans.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Scottsdale, AZ, Kinesiology

19 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Pushing back on pills

Among those fighting back are Dr. Deborah McMahan, Allen County's health commissioner.

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Related Topix: Allen County, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

Sat Jul 12, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

Photographer Hopes To Bring Awareness To Rare Genetic Disorder With 'Courage Under Wraps'

A young boy suffers from a rare genetic disorder that causes so much pain; some doctors describe it as 'hell on earth.'

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

US Food and Drug Administration

FDA's MedWatch Safety Alerts: June 2014

After products approved by the Food and Drug Administration are on the market, the agency continues to monitor them for problems.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic), Health, Antipyrine, Benzocaine, Acne Vulgaris, Supplement, Red Yeast Rice

The Sand Trap

Tennis-Golf elbow

Am 49 years old, played golf off and on since I was 17. Never knew how to properly hold a club or really how to hit a golf ball.

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

Kevin, M.D.

MKSAP: 64-year-old man with knee osteoarthritis

A 64-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-year history of knee osteoarthritis. He has bilateral knee pain that worsens with walking.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, Arthritis, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Pravachol, Pravastatin (generic), Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

JD Supra

DEA Schedules Tramadol As A Schedule IV Controlled Substance

On July 2, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration published its Final Rule placing tramadol into Schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act .

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Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Drug Enforcement Administration, Health

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BellaOnline

Bradycardia

Bradycardia simply means a slow heart rate. Normally, the heart beats between 60-100 times per minute and bradycardia occurs when the heart beats less than 60 times per minute.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Atenolol (generic), Tenormin, Tenoretic, Calan, Isoptin, Verapamil (generic), Diltiazem (generic), Cardizem, Tiazac, Norvasc, Amlodipine (generic), Heart Attack, Health

The Motley Fool

Is This Marijuana Stock GW Pharmaceuticals' Biggest Risk?

Often "build-it-and-they'll-come" drug development doesn't pan out as predicted.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Biotech, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health

Goldsboro News-Argus

City man guilty in federal pain pill probe

A Goldsboro man was one of six defendants sentenced after the successful federal prosecution of an Oxycodone distribution ring.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Goldsboro, NC, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Canada.com

At a time when death rates from opioids are raising alarms, dentists are being told to stop routinely prescribing painkillers such as OxyContin to patients who have had their wisdom teeth removed or other dental surgery.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Wisdom Teeth, Health, Family, Teenagers

Wisbech Standard

March mum, 34, died from overdose of pain killer as coroner orders...

An inquest has opened into the death of a 34 year-old woman from March who died from a drug overdose.

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Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Health

OUPblog

Catching up with Mark Johnson, pain science specialist

How is new medical technology changing the treatment of pain? How are views of chronic pain changing? Could England have made it to the World Cup final this Sunday if some players hadn't gone into pain medicine? We spoke to Mark Johnson, Professor of Pain and Analgesia at Leeds Metropolitan University, about his research into pain medicine, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Genetics

CBS Local

Prosecutors Offer Closing Arguments In Trial Against Queens Doctor Stan Li

The manslaughter trial against a Queens pain-management doctor accused of pushing pain pills is drawing to an end as prosecutors' summations continued Thursday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Cat Saved My Life: Hero pet taps on neighbour's window after owner collapses

Former nurse Janet Rawlinson, 48, was left in a semi-comatose state for five days after suffering a bad reaction to morphine for her chronic back pain.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health

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