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3 hrs ago | Ventura County Reporter

Vicodin to Heroin

V entura County is facing a big problem, one that is plaguing medical communities around the country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Ventura County, CA

8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack

A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Medicine, Stroke, University of Florida, Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Women's Health

12 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

New knowledge, medications can ease ulcerative colitisNew knowledge,...

New knowledge, medications can ease ulcerative colitis Medications and surgery are options for those with ulcerative colitis.

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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Wed Jul 09, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

Don't Use Lidocaine for Teething Pain, FDA Cautions

The agency's statement explained that rubbing topical pain relievers on a child's gums is not effective because they wash out of the child's mouth within minutes.

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

Nurse.com

Study questions benefit of corticosteroid injections for spine pain

The addition of a corticosteroid to epidural injections of an anesthetic does not enhance pain reduction in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower back and leg pain, according to a new study.

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

The New York Observer

RHONY Episode 6 18: Birdlandia

Allow me to preface this episode by talking about myself. Yesterday I had to go to the dentist to get a cracked molar removed, an experience that cannot be improved by any quantity of Vicodin or smoothies.

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Related Topix: Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Medicine, Health

Reuters

Pfizer wins dismissal of U.S. investor class action ahead of trial

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in New York came ahead of a Sept.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Bextra, Valdecoxib (generic), Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health

Examiner.com

New mosquito virus found in Tri-State

The CDC warns about another serious mosquito-carried virus coming into the U.S. after confirming 10 people infected on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, and advises taking precautions.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Nile Virus, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

MarketWatch

NeuroMetrix shares surge 30% as FDA approves pain treatment for OTC use

The technology is deployed in the company's Sensus pain management system, which uses electrical stimulation of sensory nerves for pain relief.

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Health News Digest

Tips for Treating Lower Back Pain

New York -- Jul 08, 2014 -- Lower back pain is a common type of pain experienced by many, but there's no need to continue suffering from this type of pain on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Fitness, Yoga

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Managing a child's painful ear infection

Many children suffer from painful ear infections. It might be a brief episode, perhaps after a bad cold or flu, that goes away without treatment.

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

Examiner.com

Threatening alert against viscous lidocaine

Many people have children that are teething or have already been through those rough, painful, sleepless nights and there's nothing worse than an infant or toddler who can't explain their pain or what's the matter with them.

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Related Topix: Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic), Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

The Spokesman-Review

House Call: Home remedies help treat back pain - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 PST

If you have back pain, you are not alone. It is one of the most common reasons that people visit their doctor.

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

Seeking Alpha

FDA approves NeuroMetrix pain device

The FDA grants 510 clearance to NeuroMetrix's Sensus chronic pain treatment device.

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, Health

Amherst Daily News

Deaths from opioid overdoses soaring

The rate of fatal overdoses from opioids such as oxycodone and morphine has soared over the last 20 years as prescriptions for the addictive and highly potent painkillers have continued to rise, an Ontario study has found.

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

Redditch Standard

Left to face the pain as drug is denied

MS sufferer Yvette Hodges is calling for the drug Savitex to be available to her and others in the same position.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Medical News

Treating ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease: an interview with...

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory diseases of the colon and/or small bowel.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Colitis, Health, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammation, Diarrhea

P&T Community

Little Benefit From Corticosteroid Injections for Pain of Spinal Stenosis

The addition of a corticosteroid to epidural injections of an anesthetic does not enhance pain reduction in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower back and leg pain, according to a study in the July 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine .

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

Roseville Review

Tips for using painkillers safely

With so much talk about drug use in America, you may not realize that some of the most potentially dangerous drugs are sitting right in many home medicine cabinets.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Health

Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Are Steroids Effective for Spinal Stenosis Sufferers?

Steroid injections don't provide lasting relief from the lower back pain of spinal stenosis, argues a provocative study from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, University of Washington, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic)

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