Chronic Pain Newswire (Page 7)

Chronic Pain Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Maine seeks strong 'limits' on "opioid" prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    The Maine Legislature is poised to pass a bill sponsored by Gov. Paul LePage that would put the state on the front line of a national movement to monitor and restrict opioid painkillers. The Republican's bill would limit prescriptions to seven days for acute pain and 15 days for chronic pain, and cap dosages at 100 morphine milligram equivalents per day.

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  2. Roach: The case for using opiate medicationsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... additional to deal with, although manageable. I write to you to offer hope to someone who is experiencing chronic pain, and to ask lawmakers to leave room in their discussions on opiates. People's lives can remain productive, or at least livable, ...

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  3. Arizona Pain Now Offering Innovative Spinal Cord Stimulation TherapyRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | PRWeb

    Arizona's leading pain management practice servicing Chandler, Mesa, Gilbert, Glendale, Phoenix and Scottsdale announces new cutting-edge treatment option for chronic back and leg pain patients in Arizona. Arizona Pain is dedicated to bringing cutting-edge chronic pain treatments to Arizona residents who need them.

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  4. Prescription painkiller abuse prompts changes to McHenry County patient careRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    ... going to leave them high and dry.” While recognizing that 11.2 percent of adults in the U.S. experience chronic pain, the CDC said that in 2013 alone an estimated 1.9 million people abused or were dependent on prescription opioid pain ...

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  5. Cannabis, pain reduction, and opioid abstinenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | JD Supra

    On March 9, 2016, we reported on a new study finding an association between cannabis treatment for chronic pain and reductions in opioid consumption. Since that report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published a new guideline for prescribing opioid pain medication by primary care clinicians for chronic pain in outpatient settings for other than active cancer treatment, palliative care, and end-of-life care.

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  6. Caroline, A Breast Cancer Survivor Describes The Piece Of Mind DEEP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Al (2008) The therapy also limits the production of inflammatory mediators, especially during the treatment for chronic pain and more so during the treatment of fibromyalgia - Janik, H. et al (2010) for strengthening of the cutaneous tissues - ...

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  7. Premier Center First to Offer Advanced Treatment for Pain in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... for the first time in 5 years or more," said Dr. Ajakwe. 100 million people in the U.S. suffer from common chronic pain conditions1, and chronic pain is the primary cause of adult disability in the United States2. The majority of these pain ...

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  8. Corium International Inc (CORI) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... drug and consumer markets: Clonidine Transdermal Delivery System for hypertension, Fentanyl TDS for chronic pain and four Crest Advanced Seal Whitestrips products. The company has two proprietary transdermal technology platforms with applications in ...

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  9. Helena physician's license suspended over record-keepingRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | KFBB

    The state Board of Medical Examiners has indefinitely suspended the medical license of a Helena physician after finding he prescribed excessive quantities of narcotics to five patients and failed to adequately chart his reasons for re-writing some prescriptions early. The board sanctioned Dr. Mark Ibsen on Tuesday in an order that also said it was "unfortunate" there weren't enough doctors willing to treat chronic pain patients.

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  10. Oregonians in a world of hurt over pain treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... "the deadly epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse." "From a public health standpoint, our managing of chronic pain is woefully inadequate," Elder said. Some rural communities in Oregon have very limited chronic pain care and residents are ...

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  11. Higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    ... different than it was 20, 30, 40 years ago." Medical cannabis has great potential for helping patients with chronic pain, says Stanton - providing a safer alternative to prescription opioids, which are highly addictive and have many potential ...

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  12. Tips for Parenting a Child with Chronic PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Psychology Today

    When I tell parents that chronic pain is one of the most common problems in pediatrics, occurring in about one of every four kids, they often have a hard time believing me. Despite the fact that over 1.7 million children in the United States are known to have chronic pain and that the cost of treating this pain , chronic pain remains an invisible and under recognized health problem for kids and teens.

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  13. New Guideline Promotes PT for Chronic PainRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | Advance

    Chronic pain is becoming a worsening problem in America, with 14.6% of the population living with symptoms daily. Currently, the first line of defense against the condition is through the prescription of opioids such as transdermal fentanyl, and extended-release versions of opioids such as oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone and morphine.

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  14. Docs should take guidelines to heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Nashua Telegraph

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control last week rolled out the first-ever set of national standards for medical professionals to follow when prescribing opioids for patients suffering from chronic pain. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control last week rolled out the first-ever set of national standards for medical professionals to follow when prescribing opioids for patients suffering from chronic pain.

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  15. FDA adds strongest warning to widely-used painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Echo

    ... o opioid after trying physical therapy, over-the-counter medications, counseling and other methods for treating chronic pain.

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  16. 'Zero pain is not the goal' of medical treatment, doctors sayRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Maryland Gazette

    A pharmacist counts OxyContin pills. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urging doctors to refrain from prescribing opiate painkillers to patients with chronic pain, some physicians are making the case that reducing pain to zero should not be the goal of treatment.

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  17. New reference guide can help HIV care providers treat chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Medical News

    Recent studies suggest many individuals with HIV have chronic pain. Estimates range from 39 percent all the way to 85 percent.

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  18. CDC recommends doctors avoid prescribing opioids for chronic painRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Echo

    ... America's growing drug abuse problem, Direct of CDC, Tom Frieden said , "Overprescribing opioids, largely for chronic pain, is a key driver of America's drug-overdose epidemic". "We see them and we're constantly checking those patients, monthly and ...

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  19. Parents warned of prescription drug dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Beach Metro Community News

    ... - how each is abused, and how difficult they are to quit. When used properly, these pills can treat chronic pain and provide needed treatment for patients with disorders like ADHD, narcolepsy, and anxiety - but he said it is all too common for them ...

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  20. What patients can do when doctors opt for risky painkillersRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Echo

    From 2000 to 2014, the numbers of overdose deaths involving opioids, which include prescription opioids as well as heroin, increased by 200 percent. "Overprescribing opioids - largely for chronic pain - is a key driver of America's drug-overdose epidemic", Dr. Tom Frieden, the CDC's director, said in a prepared statement.

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