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1 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Somersworth, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WKBT

Manitowoc officials warn of fentanyl drug abuse

Doctors say the pain medication, which is often administered through a patch on the skin, is more potent than morphine and oxycodone and is prescribed for chronic, around-the-clock pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Manitowoc, WI, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Examiner.com

'We don't think we need new opioids': An exclusive interview with Andrew Kolodny

Tyler, 22, who recently got out of a rehab program for heroin addiction, shows his prescription for Suboxone, a maintenance treatment for opioid dependence, on February 5, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, VT, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health

PhysOrg Weblog

New pain relief targets discovered

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

New pain relief targets discovered

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain.

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Related Topix: Health

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

The ins and outs of hip replacement

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure performed when an individual has pain coming from the hip joint that is severely changing his or her life style.

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

Reuters

FDA wants stronger warning labels for long-acting opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring labels of all long-acting opioids to say they should be used strictly for patients in severe pain, a response to surging overdoses and deaths each year from the widely used pain medicines.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Examiner.com

Dr. Oz: No-pill pain fighters for chronic pain, back pain and knee pain

I'm typing this after gulping down an Advil to try to treat an aching shoulder from lugging an overweight cat to the vet.

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

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Oshkosh pharmacy owner faces federal drug charges

The owner of an Oshkosh pharmacy has been charged in federal court with conspiring with others to illegally sell and distribute mail order prescriptions, a practice with which he made more than $235,000.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Medicine, Soma, Carisoprodol (generic), Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Health

Reuters

Teva, Pfizer settle patent lawsuit over painkiller Celebrex

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it settled a patent litigation with Pfizer Inc, allowing the Israeli drugmaker to launch a generic version of Pfizer's blockbuster pain medication, Celebrex, in December.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Pharmaceuticals, Health

Fox News

Drug-free back pain relief

Achy back? You're not alone: back problems send more Americans to the doctor annually than nearly any other medical problem, according to a 2013 Mayo Clinic study.

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Related Topix: Back Pain, Health, Medicine, Fitness, Yoga, Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Chiropractic

CiteULike

The effect of needle gauge and lidocaine pH on pain during intradermal injection.

Local anesthetics can produce pain during skin infiltration. We designed a randomized, prospective trial to determine whether needle gauge and/or solution pH affect pain during the intradermal infiltration of lidocaine.

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Related Topix: Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic), Medicine, Health

Cleveland.com

Vacation shopping curtailed by visit from Tooth Fairy: Shopping With My Sister

Beach vacations call for sticking your feet in the surf, but make time to do a little shopping.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cleveland, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SILive.com

Arden Heights woman with chronic illnesses says Obamacare left her without doctors and medication

After receiving her new health coverage in January through the New York State of Health Marketplace, Arden Heights resident Margaret Figueroa, who suffers from two chronic illnesses, went to her pharmacy to fill her prescriptions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Michael Grimm, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Health

Northeasttimes.com

Discussing the causes and cures of lower back pain

Almost everyone will experience an episode of low back pain at some point in their lives.

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Related Topix: Health, Back Pain, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Evidence lacking for long-term opioid use in low back pain

There is evidence of short-term efficacy of opioids for treatment of chronic low back pain compared with placebo; however, the effectiveness and safety of long-term opioid therapy for treatment of CLBP remains unproven, according to a review published in the April 1 issue of Spine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PennLive.com

Addiction is everyone's problem: Scott Serafini

Last week I came across an article on a social media site, posted there, from a website called "The New Republic."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Independent Weekly

Drug program in jeopardy for pregnant women

She wore different clothes and nail polish, and her long black hair was painted with silver streaks.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Carrboro, NC, Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Medicine, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

M lnlycke Health Care AB: A World First: Preventing Skin Reactions During Radiation Therapy

A study published in the Radiotherapy & Oncology Journal has shown that the use of Mepitel Film dressings prevents the development of moist desquamation: painful skin ulcerations associated with breast cancer radiation therapy.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Freshnews

Anika Therapeutics Announces First U.S. Commercial Sale of MonoviscA

Anika Therapeutics, Inc. , a leader in products for tissue protection, healing and repair, based on hyaluronic acid technology, today announced the first U.S. commercial sale of Monovisc by its commercial partner, DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine*, a leading orthopedic sports medicine company.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Anika Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing, Arthritis, Health

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