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2722 Articles Matching "pain"

Pain Clinics’ Doctors Needlessly Tested Hundreds Of Urine Samples, Court Records Show

Apr 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Whistleblower lawsuits accuse Tennessee chain of bilking millions from Medicare for unnecessary urine drug...
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Cardizem vs. Lopressor

Apr 25, 2019 , RxList
Cardizem (diltiazem hydrochloride) and Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) are used to prevent chest pain (angina). Cardizem may help to increase your ability to exercise and decrease how often you may get angina...
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Insurer sent $33,000 to a man struggling with addiction. He used the cash to go on a binge -- and died

Apr 24, 2019 , CNN Health
Jennifer Alba sifts through the boxes of photographs and documents. It's a collection of what once was, and what her life has become. A mother sorting through pain....
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Drug Distributors’ Role In Opioid Crisis Has Flown Under Radar, But A Reckoning Could Be Fast Approaching

Apr 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As the financial muscle behind the opioid epidemic, drug distributors rank among the largest American companies by revenue, with the three leading companies distributing more than 90 percent of the nation’s drug and medical supplies. They've faced numerous accusations that they deliberately circumnavigated regulators in favor of profit. Now, in what could be a test case, the United States attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York and the DEA are wrapping up an investigation...
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Baby Step Towards Breath-Testing For Gut Disorders

Apr 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Small children may one day avoid invasive, painful and often traumatic oesophageal tube-testing for gut damage and coeliac disease with a new method of simply blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses. Research published in international journal Scientific Reports describes an exciti......
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Lower dose of Pfizer-Lilly painkiller misses main goals in late stage study

Apr 19, 2019 , Reuters
A lower dose of non-opioid painkiller developed by Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Co failed to meet main goals in a late-stage study in patients with moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, the companies said on Thursday....
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Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation

Apr 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller InvestigationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Why a Knee Replacement Can Go Bad

Apr 19, 2019 , WebMD
Knee replacement is a common procedure most often used to treat pain and disability caused by osteoarthritis. Deep infection is a rare but serious complication that occurs in about 1% of knee replacement...
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Surgery May Lead To Opioid Dependency For More Than 13,000 Australians Each Year

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Worldwide, warnings are growing about the widespread misuse of prescription opioids, as the use of this powerful class of painkillers has grown markedly over the past two decades. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, almost 150 people are hospitalised each day due to opioid ......
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Ohio Weighs Pros, Cons Of Expanding Hospital Oversight After Patient Overdose Deaths

Apr 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Ohio, the only state that doesn't license all hospitals, is examining more regulation after two hospitals lacked policies to prevent staff members from accessing and administering fatal amounts of painkillers. News on hospitals comes from Kansas, Missouri and Massachusetts, as...
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Doctors in five states charged with illegally dispensing painkillers, sometimes for sex

Apr 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Those charged include doctors, pharmacists and nurse practitioners, the Justice Department...
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Magic Mouthwash Effective Treatment For Mouth Sore Pain Caused By Radiation Therapy

Apr 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
“Magic mouthwash,” an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck when compared to plaecbo. These were the findings of a multi-institution, randomi......
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Are Your Brave Enough To Bring Your Customers Or Patients Into Your Boardroom?

Apr 17, 2019 , Forbes
The Walton Centre in Liverpool is a world class health facility that specializes in neurology, neurosurgery, spinal and pain management services. To improve the patient experience, they bring patients into their board room to tell their stories. Are you brave enough to follow in their...
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Tegretol vs. Gabapentin (Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant)

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tegretol (carbamazepine) and Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant (gabapentin) are anti-epileptic medications used to treat seizures and nerve pain due to different causes....
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NACDS’ Anderson urges drug abuse prevention bill sensitive to chronic pain patients’ needs

Apr 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Hill published a column by NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson on a bill that would serve as a “safety” mechanism for the use of opioids in treating temporary, or acute, pain. Read More...
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Tegretol vs. Keppra

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tegretol (carbamazepine) and Keppra (levetiracetam) are anticonvulsants used to treat seizures. Tegretol is also used to treat nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy, and to treat bipolar...
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Tegretol vs. Dilantin

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tegretol (carbamazepine) and Dilantin (phenytoin) are anticonvulsants used to treat seizures. Tegretol is also used to treat nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy, and to treat bipolar...
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Viewpoints: Pass This Smart Pain Bill Creating A Safer Path For Temporary Use Of Opioids; Lack Of Trust In Government, Science Fuels Anti-Vaxxers

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Tegretol vs. Lithium

Apr 16, 2019 , RxList
Tegretol (carbamazepine) and lithium are used to treat bipolar disorder. Tegretol is also used to treat seizures and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic...
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Ask Most Effective Painkiller for Arthritis

Apr 13, 2019 , eMedicine Health
What Is the Most Effective Painkiller for...
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