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  1. Medical centers are using virtual healing as more than just a training toolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    Virtual reality is more than just a training tool for doctors. Some health systems are deploying the technology to help patients cope with post-traumatic stress disorder, pain management and even the nausea caused by chemotherapy.

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  2. Purdue Pharma's Sales Pitch Downplayed Risks Of Opioid AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    Two decades ago, Purdue Pharma produced thousands of brochures and videos that urged patients with chronic pain to ask their physicians for opioids such as OxyContin, arguing that concerns over addiction and other dangers from the drugs were overblown, company records reveal. Kaiser Health News earlier this year posted a cache of Purdue marketing documents that show how the pharmaceutical company sought to boost sales of the prescription painkiller, starting in the mid-1990s.

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  3. Prescription Opioids Most Common Drugs Linked to TN Overdose DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... were 1,268 overdose deaths associated with all opioids; of those, 644 were associated with prescription opioids for pain, which include drugs such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and codeine. Prescription opioids for pain were associated with ...

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  4. Armistice Capital, Llc Sells 1,200,000 Shares of Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (PTIE) StockRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    Pain Therapeutics, Inc. major shareholder Armistice Capital, Llc sold 1,200,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $1.02, for a total transaction of $1,224,000.00.

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  5. To help patients quash pain, researcher develops practical guide for health care providersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stanford

    In a new book, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall offers practical tools for health care providers to help their patients reduce pain. Opioids are commonly referred to as painkillers, but the term is actually a misnomer, according to Beth Darnall , PhD, a Stanford pain psychologist.

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  6. Number of drug overdoses reaches all-time high in Tenn., according to Dept. of HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WKRN

    ... ry. Officials said about three-fourths of those overdoses were due to opioids, and include 644 deaths from prescription pain medications, like hydrocodone, oxycodone and morphine.

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  7. Number of opioid prescriptions remains unchanged, mayo clinic research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... the use of prescription opioids," says W. Michael Hooten, M.D., co-author, who is a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and pain specialist. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has previously reported that opioid prescriptions in the U.S. ...

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  8. Do you have a medical implant? Health advocates warn another scandal 'is inevitable'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... that this will happen again with another device in another circumstance," he said. Many women have been left in chronic pain after being implanted with trans-vaginal mesh , which is used for incontinence and pelvic prolapse. It was the subject of a ...

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  9. Opioids Market to Touch US$ 42,158.8 Mn Valuation by End of 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... suppression, and diarrhea suppression. Analgesia segment comprises numerous conditions namely, anesthesia, surgical pain, injury or trauma, cancer pain and pain arising from diseases. The analgesia segment accounted for around 67% share in overall ...

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  10. How a simple prescription for codeine made me a pill addict, ruined ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... runs rehabilitation centres in the UK. 'Someone who takes codeine sensibly because they've got toothache or acute back pain, for example, will come off it as soon as their pain improves.' However, he says others are genetically prone to develop a ...

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  11. Ocular Therapeutix (OCUL) Given a $9.00 Price Target at JMP SecuritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Its lead product candidates include DEXTENZA (dexamethasone insert) for the treatment of post-surgical ocular pain and inflammation, allergic conjunctivitis, and dry eye diseases; and OTX-TP (travoprost insert) for the reduction of intraocular ...

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  12. Corium International Inc (CORI) Insider Joseph J. Sarret Sells 3,565 SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    ... Delivery System (TDS), a treatment for hypertension; Fentanyl TDS, a treatment for the management of chronic pain, including cancer-related pain; and Crest Whitestrips for teeth whitening. Receive News & Ratings for Corium International Daily - ...

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  13. Report shows overdose epidemic hits home in BallaratRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Courier

    ... take medication strictly as prescribed, to not give medication to others, and to talk to your doctor if you felt your pain or use was not well controlled. The new report shows sleeping and anxiety tablets, known as Benzoes, have become a hidden ...

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  14. Global Prescription Analgesics Market Is Anticipated to Reach a Whopping US$ 79 Bn by 2028 EndRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... share of just under 71% in 2018. By drug class, opioids are widely used analgesic drugs for treating moderate to severe pain such as pain caused by surgery, cancer, trauma, injury, and other diseases. Owing to their high efficiency and widespread ...

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  15. Oregon synthetic opioid OD deaths increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... Fentanyl is a powerful painkiller - 100 times more powerful than morphine - that is legally prescribed to treat extreme pain for cancer and during end-of-life care. But it also can be manufactured illegally and cut into heroin and other street drugs ...

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  16. Unique pain program helps surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectivelyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical News

    A unique pain program is helping complex surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively, while offering alternative ways to cope with their pain and improve how they function. A study following 251 surgical patients at risk of developing chronic pain or persistent opioid use at Toronto General Hospital , University Health Network found that almost half of patients who did not take opioids before surgery were able to wean off opioids, and one in four of those who did take opioids before surgery were able to wean completely.

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  17. Study finds racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Yale researchers have identified racial disparities in the treatment of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain. Black patients who receive opioids long-term are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drug use.

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  18. Racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic painRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Researchers have identified racial disparities in the treatment of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain. Black patients who receive opioids long-term are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drug use.

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  19. What is hand, foot and mouth disease?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... those with the disease stay hydrated to prevent dehydration. Mouthwashes or sprays can also be used to alleviate pain from sores in the mouth, the CDC said. Additionally, over-the-counter pain and fever reduction mediations can be used, although the ...

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  20. Opioid epidemic - the global spread explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... - including the UK. The current epidemic in the US is thought to have begun with the over-prescription of opioids for pain relief: in 1991, 76m opioid prescriptions were dispensed by US retail pharmacies. By 2011, this figure was 219m. The overall ...

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