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Singer Sia Has Chronic Pain and Genetic Disorder

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome affects connective tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels and other organs and tissues, according to the U.S. National Institutes of...
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Musician Sia Reveals Painful Ehlers-Danlos Struggle

Oct 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Musician Sia Reveals Painful Ehlers-Danlos StruggleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Sia Has Chronic Pain Due to Neurological Disease

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome affects connective tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels and other organs and tissues, according to the U.S. National Institutes of...
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Youth suicide attempts often involve over-the-counter painkillers

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a U.S. study suggests....
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What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Opioid Crisis Fast Facts

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the opioid crisis and learn about the epidemic of addiction to painkillers....
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What tattoos really do to our bodies' immune systems

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
I lay on the mat of the open-air bungalow in Apia, Samoa, looking up at a gecko. As its tail quivered, I felt a sympathetic twitch in my leg. Su'a Sulu'ape Paulo III, the sixth-generation Samoan hand-tap tattoo master leaning over me, paused to see if my movement was due to pain....
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Recordings Paint Picture Of Hospital Driven To Keep Vegetative Patient Alive For Year To Avoid Federal Scrutiny

Oct 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
ProPublica reports on the case of Darryl Young, who never woke up from heart transplant surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Sept. 2018. Audio recordings reveal conversations of how his medical team strategized to keep him alive over concerns about the transplant program’s survival rate. Other hospital news comes out of Maine, California, Georgia and...
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CB Insights releases Digital Health 150 list of 'most promising' private startups

Oct 03, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Selected from a pool of 5,000 companies, the full cohort paints a picture of the trends, regions and investors headlining digital...
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Sciatica common, tied to other conditions in older U.S. adults

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in four older Americans has experienced the sharp, sometimes disabling, pain of sciatica, and these older adults are more prone to have other illnesses and lowered quality of life, a new U.S. study suggests....
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Clinoril vs. Zipsor, Zorvolex

Oct 03, 2019 , RxList
Clinoril (sulindac) and Zorvolex, Zipsor, and Flector (diclofenac) are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat...
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U.S. government watchdog faults DEA for slow response to opioid crisis

Oct 02, 2019 , Reuters
A U.S. government watchdog on Tuesday harshly criticized the Drug Enforcement Agency for its response to the opioid crisis, saying that amid a surge in opioid-related deaths the agency failed to use its most powerful deterrent and authorized an increase in pain pill output....
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'Alarming' Number of Lupus Patients Use Opioids for Pain: Study

Oct 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Alarming' Number of Lupus Patients Use Opioids for Pain: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/1/2019 12:00:00...
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Absence Of Opioids Makes Pain Management ‘Challenging’ In Operating, Delivery Rooms In Poorest Countries

Oct 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Unlike the U.S. where there's an abundance of opioids, orthopedic doctors in Gambia don't have the ability to medicate patients after painful surgeries. "I remember when I first turned up, I'd have to leave the ward when they were doing dressings because I couldn't handle the screams," says Dr. Kebba Marenah. Other news on opioids is on profits the Sackler family is making on sales of resorts in ski-areas hit by the...
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Turning To Each Other: Pain, Guilt, Stigma Haunt St. Louis Mothers Who Lost Their Sons To Gun Violence

Oct 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Therapy isn't a solution for many of the African American women. Connecting with other mothers who have lost sons offers some comfort, says Tammy Riley: "They’ve been through it, they know exactly how you feel. You can relate the things you do to cope to the next person.” News on gun violence is on mental health and the use of deadly force among police, and a meeting between President Donald Trump and Wayne LaPierre, as...
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Zanaflex vs. Ultram

Oct 01, 2019 , RxList
Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride) and Ultram (tramadol) are used to treat painful muscle...
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Madrid Demands Reciprocity From London To Maintain Britons’ Rights In A No-Deal Brexit Scenario

Sep 29, 2019 , Forbes
Spain is the most popular destination for Britons living abroad. More than 330,000 are officially residents in the country and will benefit from the Spanish contingency plan. However, Madrid is still waiting for a similar response from London towards the 165,000 Spaniards in the...
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NIH Awards $945M For Research On Treating Chronic Pain, Opioid Addiction

Sep 28, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins says the grant “represents the urgency of this crisis.” In other news, the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services says NIH should set up better vetting processes to guard against foreign influence; the Food and Drug Administration issues guidelines for regulating some digital diagnostic equipment; HHS' new policy for distributing livers for transplants survives one court challenge; and the FDA criticizes a...
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Zanaflex vs. Soma

Sep 27, 2019 , RxList
Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride) and Soma (carisoprodol) are muscle relaxants used to treat muscle tightness and cramping (spasm) associated with painful muscle...
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Public Health Officials Hopeful That New Drug Regimen May Curb The Scourge Of Tuberculosis

Sep 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A course of drugs, lasting just one month, is effective at preventing the infection, scientists have reported. Also in the news: a possible new option to fight heart disease, the mysteries of chronic pain and an Alzheimer's researcher fights a disease that threatens her husband....
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