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2456 Articles Matching "pain"

Nagging Low Back Pain? Try Mindfulness

Dec 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Nagging Low Back Pain? Try MindfulnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Blistering hot chemical could hold secret to controlling chronic pain

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
RTX, which is derived from a flowering cactuslike plant native to Morocco known as Euphorbia resinifera or resin spurge, is not only fiery, it's accurate. It can target and destroy nerve endings for pain, and for pain...
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Ochsner Health System Employees Will See A Minimum Wage Boost In January

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In other hospital news, the Denver Post reports on the options offered at some hospitals for expectant mothers' pain relief during labor....
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Health Tip: Manage Pain With Opioids

Dec 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Manage Pain With OpioidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Viewpoints: Laws Needlessly Hurt Patients In Pain Who Really Need Opioids; #ThisIsOurLane Rightfully Aims To Resume Science Of Gun Safety

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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Oregon task force backs controversial opioid plan

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
An Oregon proposal to expand alternative treatments for certain chronic pain conditions while limiting the use of opioids has moved forward with minimal changes, despite outcries from chronic pain patients and criticism from pain...
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Potential Arthritis Treatment Prevents Cartilage Breakdown

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Osteoarthritis, a disease that causes severe joint pain, affects more than 20 million people in the United States. Some drug treatments can help alleviate the pain, but there are no treatments that can reverse or slow the cartilage breakdown associated with the disease. In an advance that could imp......
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‘There Is A Revolution In Migraine’: New Drugs Offering Hope To Patients Who Have Suffered Their Whole Lives

Dec 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
This year, the FDA approved three drugs meant to prevent migraines and those, along with less expensive and less invasive techniques to stimulate the body’s response to pain through neurostimulation, are giving optimism to headache specialists and their patients after years of little...
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Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Safely Lowers Disease Burden In African Children

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A daily hydroxyurea pill may finally bring some relief for young children living with the painful and deadly blood disease sickle cell anemia (SCA) in resource-challenged sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease is prevalent and health care availability is suboptimal. This is what a large multinationa......
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FDA picks eight medical device firms to help battle opioid crisis

Dec 01, 2018 , Reuters
Eight medical device makers, including a startup that uses virtual reality to treat chronic pain, topped an innovation contest aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday....
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Brooklyn Native And Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Gives Back To His Community

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Kola Jegede, MD, a Brooklyn native, has joined NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn with the hope of giving back to his home borough as an orthopedic spine surgeon who can relieve pain and improve his patients’ quality of life. As a spine surgeon, Jegede treats patients of all ages on the spectrum of spin......
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An Abusive Partner May Worsen Menopause Symptoms

Dec 01, 2018 , WebMD
Women who are emotionally tormented by a spouse or partner may suffer from more night sweats, painful sex and hot flashes when their periods stop, researchers...
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Challenge your assumptions on cross-generational health care

Dec 01, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Comparisons of Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and millennials are impossible to escape. But data reveals that drawing lines and categorizing generations lead to stereotypes that paint inaccurate...
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With back pain, depression tied to higher healthcare spending

Nov 30, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - When patients with painful back problems are also depressed, they have significantly higher healthcare costs than back-pain patients without depression, a U.S. study suggests....
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Next for Disabling Back Pain? New Discs From Patients' Own Cells

Nov 30, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Next for Disabling Back Pain? New Discs From Patients' Own CellsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/28/2018 12:00:00...
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Nerve Zap Might Ease Pain of Herniated Disk

Nov 29, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Nerve Zap Might Ease Pain of Herniated DiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/27/2018 12:00:00...
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Tear Gas 101: Why All The Crying?

Nov 28, 2018 , Forbes
Tear gas was recently used at the United States Southern border on families with young children. The mechanism of action leads to pain, eye irritation, and even skin damage. For obvious reasons, the short- and long-term impacts of this noxious chemical agent have not been studied in...
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Nerve Zap Might Ease Pain of Herniated Disk

Nov 28, 2018 , WebMD
A therapy that has been around since the 1980s, combined with modern CT scan technology, may ease back pain through inflammation-reducing pulses of energy sent down the spine with pinpoint...
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State Highlights: Number Of N.J. Kids Infected With Virus Continues To Climb; Inspection Reports, Code Violations Paint Grim Picture Of Pa. Nursing Home

Nov 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida, Washington, Ohio, California, Maryland, Kansas and Louisiana....
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