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2 hrs ago | WEHT

FDA Announces New Guidelines for Hydrocodone

One of the nations most popular prescription pain medications will now become harder to get.

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

6 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

From happiness to pain: Understanding serotonin's function

Researchers at Champalimaud Foundation establish the effect of serotonin on sensitivity to pain using a combination of advanced genetic and optical techniques In a study published today , in the scientific journal PLoS One , researchers at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme establish the effect of serotonin on sensitivity to pain using a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, UC San Diego, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

10 hrs ago | WITN

The Chikungunya Virus: What Is It?

Health officials in Pitt County announced Friday that a person has been diagnosed with the chikungunya virus.

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

14 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Fed help is welcome in reducing fatal overdoses

Medicine mixes art and science. The science of data collection and evaluation, of consistent discipline and mastery of procedure; the art of observation and empathy, of a bedside manner that instills confidence and hope.

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

18 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

Larry Miller: Foods that can help relieve pain

Compounds in cherries called anthocyanins, the same phytonutrients that give cherries their rich ruby hue, are powerful antioxidants that block inflammation and inhibit pain enzymes the same as NSAIDS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Supplement, Ginger, Gout, Arthritis, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Rules crack down on access to painkiller

Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen pills, also known as Vicodin. The FDA recommended new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The federal government tightened the prescribing rules for the most common form of painkiller in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fox News

The right way to use cortisone injections

On a daily basis, I am asked what the downsides of cortisone injections are. The answer depends on location of the injection, medical history, type of steroid used, and technique.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inflammation, Cancer, Asthma, Medrol, Methylprednisolone (generic), Triamcinolone (generic), Kenalog

EMS1

Clinical scenario: Chest pain while mowing the lawn

Post your assessment in the comment section below, and the person with the best answer will receive one of our exclusive EMS1 Challenge Coins! While parked at post, you receive a call to a private residence on a hot and humid Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Law.com

Patient Agreements Help Avoid Liability for Prescribing Painkillers

Physicians and healthcare institutions have begun experimenting with new tactics to combat the recent dramatic increases in prescription drug abuse.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Times Herald

Narcotic pain pills to face tougher regulations

Tough new restrictions on the powerful, highly addictive hydrocodone combination painkillers, such as Vicodin, will take effect in mid-October as the federal government elevates the opioid drug to Schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Drugs, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

USA Today

Narcotic pain pills to face tougher regulations

Tough new restrictions on the powerful, highly addictive hydrocodone combination painkillers, such as Vicodin, will take effect in mid-October as the federal government elevates the opioid drug to Schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Drugs, Medicine, Health, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Drug Enforcement Administration

The Daily Record

Mum searches for mystery Good Samaritan who helped her injured daughter

Eleven-year-old Emily Wilson was playing on the swings in a Westwood park when she fell and broke her arm.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioMed Central

Primum non nocere: shared informed decision making in low back pain - ...

Low back pain is a common and disabling condition leading to large health service and societal costs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Using lousy drugs for chronic pain

Dear Jeff and Debra: Our daughter was prescribed Vicodin for her migraine headaches about two years ago, and her father and I are quite concerned she has become addicted.

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

MedicineNet

Digestive Disease Myths Pictures Slideshow: Common Misconceptions

The proper functioning of the digestive system is one of the foundations of health, but many myths surround digestive disorders.

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Related Topix: Ulcer, Medicine, Health, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Inflammation

GlobalNews

Health Canada approves drug for rare disorder but will Ontario?

Stefan Gacic, 14, was diagnosed with Morquio A Syndrome and said it was hard for him to get out of bed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newswise

Pain Treatments Less Effective for Those with Irritable Bowel

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, which is a major reason why sufferers have ongoing issues with pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

US Pharmacist

Acetaminophen Found Ineffective for Back Pain

According to a new Australian study, acetaminophen does not help relieve lower back pain.

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

EurekAlert!

Treating pain by blocking the 'chili-pepper receptor'

Biting into a chili pepper causes a burning spiciness that is irresistible to some, but intolerable to others.

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Related Topix: Health, Chemistry, Science

Forbes.com

Amicus Releases Study Results On Rare Disease Drug

I believe this is biology's century. I've covered science and medicine for Forbes from the Human Genome Project through Vioxx to the blossoming DNA technology changing the world today.

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Related Topix: Amicus, Startups, Medicine, Vioxx, Rofecoxib (generic), Genetics, Health

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