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1 hr ago | EurekAlert!

New partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV

Washington, D.C.-July 29, 2014-Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced a new partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV in Swaziland.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Swaziland, World News, Africa, Cervical Cancer

4 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The Pill Is More Than Birth ControlBy Keli Goff

We need to a better job of explaining that women use birth control for much more than delaying or avoiding motherhood.


Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland

Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the increased prevalence of chronic pain and growing use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers is contributing to higher rates of addiction and substance dependency.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Chronic Pain, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New research describes trends in substance use among high school...

Newly published research from Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse reports on the current trends of substance use by high school student athletes and notes an increase in the use of prescription pain medications among football players.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Sports, Swimming

8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Research offers new hope for treatment of rare genetic disease

New research by experts at The University of Nottingham could offer new clues for the treatment of a rare genetic disease.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Tnf, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, World News, Germany,

Mon Jul 28, 2014


When Real Life Happens During PT School

For the past 2 months, I've been lucky to encounter no real obstacles in my education.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Health

Consumer Reports

Celebrex shouldn't be your first choice for joint pain

A. In most cases, no-for several reasons. First, the drug, which in generic form is known as celecoxib, doesn't ease pain from osteoarthritis better than related drugs available without a prescription, including ibuprofen and naproxen , according to our Best Buy Drugs analysis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health, Arthritis, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn

Business Wire

Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

This health care model encourages emphasis on more cost-effective and safer approaches over potentially addictive medications for pain management and health enhancement.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

According to Nick DeBlasio, MD , a pediatrician in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's Pediatric Primary Care Clinic , about 10% of school-aged children and 15-27% of teens experience them from time to time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Family, Kids


Pfizer Dips On BMO Downgrade

So concludes BMO Capital Markets today in a downgrade report, which sent shares of Pfizer down nearly 1% to $29.86.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bristol Myers Squibb, Health, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Arthritis


FDA Rejects Redwood City's AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Painkiller...

FDA Rejects Redwood City's AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Painkiller Dispensing Device; Stock Plunges 28.62% Before Market Opens On Monday AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that the U.S.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

The Spectator

Paracetamol might not ease back pain - but doctors should prescribe it anyway

Upon seeing the headline 'Paracetamol does not help lower back pain', I found myself emitting a small sigh.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain


Sunburned and in pain

Before anything else, I'd like to thank you for all the wonderful wisdom you've shared to us, your readers for all these years.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Many people never grow out of their growing pains

A new research project from Aarhus University shows that many adolescents suffer from knee pain for several years; the pain impacts both sporting activities and quality of life Over the years, many adolescents have been forced to accept the diagnosis "growing pains" when they complained about pain in their knees.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Turtle Island News

Daily Newswire

Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical symptoms you should not ignore

If you have ever been to the doctor only to learn that symptom causing you sleepless nights was nothing to worry about, you may be tempted to ignore some symptoms rather than be told that again.


Related Topix: Health, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Heart Attack, Headache

Pain Relief and Profits

Several years ago, a golfing friend of mine started to complain about pain in his knees.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Orthopaedic Surgery, Stryker, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Dispatch from the work shift from hell

The job I lost June 20, 2014, which I'm about to detail below, was truly like herpes, a "gift that keeps on giving."


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

Erie Times News

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, but try exercise

Acetaminophen isn't any better at relieving back pain than a fake pill, despite almost universal recommendations to take the drug, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Back Pain

Darien News-Review

Darien church offers help to

The Encounter Church mission trip to the Dominican Republican may have been impacted by the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus, but it didn't keep everyone away from helping those in need.


Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Darien, CT, Norwalk, CT, Medicine, Health, Stamford, CT