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3 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Chronic pain support group meets weekly

A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy group has started a six-week support session for people who suffer from chronic pain. The group meets Mondays from 3:30-5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 5:30-7 p.m. at Platinum Bank, 6502 Slide Road, Suite No.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Flowonix Submits PMA Supplements for Prometra(R) Implantable Pump System

These supplements propose the addition of new features to the current Prometra Pump system designed to provide enhanced functionality and greater convenience, which include a new Clinician Programmer, Patient Therapy Controller and other enhancements to the Prometra Pump. "These proposed additions to the Prometra system are indicative of Flowonix's ongoing commitment to innovation and to enhancing our technology for the benefit of patients and clinicians," said in 2012, the Prometra system represented the first substantive advancement in pump technology in more than 10 years, offering patients greater assurance than ever in the precision of pump-based drug delivery.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Deadline

Toronto: Second Jennifer Aniston Pic Catches Buzz North Of The Border

EXCLUSIVE : Most of the Jennifer Aniston -related focus at Toronto has been for Cake , the Daniel Barnz-directed pic in which she plays a woman who becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group. That film is still in the mix, but there's another film creating buzz in Toronto even though it was not a festival selection.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

NeuroMetrix Names Senior Executive to Lead Consumer Healthcare...

The Company is in late stage development of a consumer oriented chronic pain treatment product. The device is based on wearable technology, presently deployed in the Company's SENSUS Pain Management System, which utilizes comfortable, non-invasive electrical stimulation of sensory nerves to induce safe and effective pain relief.

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, Health, Pain

Wed Sep 10, 2014

National Public Radio

Toronto, Day 6: Jennifer Aniston, Jon Stewart And Earnestness

Cake : Jennifer Aniston plays Claire, a woman we first meet as she's shocking her chronic pain support group with her barbed reactions to the recent suicide of a group member named Nina. Claire's face and body are crisscrossed with scars, and she moves uncomfortably at every moment - which is why she gobbles pain pills and has to constantly invent new methods for getting more.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Wedding

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Dr. Oz reveals natural pain killers for back pain and migraines

Dr. Mehmet Oz said there are inexpensive, natural pain killers that can relieve chronic back pain and migraines on the Sept.

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Related Topix: Back Pain, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Magnesium, Supplement

Hispanic Business

NeuroMetrix Names Senior Executive to Lead Consumer Healthcare...

Mr. McGillin will be responsible for development of a consumer healthcare business built on the Company's wearable therapeutic technology for treatment of chronic pain which was recently cleared by the for over-the-counter use without a prescription requirement.

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, Health, Pain

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Freshnews

NeuroMetrix to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

NeuroMetrix, Inc. , an innovative health care company that develops wearable medical technology and point-of-care tests to help patients and physicians manage chronic pain, nerve diseases, and sleep disorders, today announced that Shai N. Gozani M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to speak at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual ... (more)

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

Overdoses on Painkillers Decreased in States With Medical Marijuana

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Business News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Expert: Move pain management into 21st century

In truth, untreated chronic pain can stress the heart, decrease lung function, dampen appetite and cause a host of psychological issues like depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances and social isolation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Acupuncture

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Animal

Weed Could Help Stop Painkiller Overdose Epidemic

With people abusing opioid-based drugs cross the country, a new study published by the Jama Internal Medicine suggests a safer alternative.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health, Pain, Marijuana

Tue Aug 26, 2014

New York Daily News

States allowing medical marijuana have lower opioid death rates: study

States that have laws permitting medical marijuana also have fewer opioid overdose deaths, though researchers aren't entirely sure why, according to a new multidisciplinary study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Newswise

State Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Lower Prescription Overdose Deaths

In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Pennsylvania

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Nevro Announces Issuance of Key European & Australian Patents for Innovative Chronic Pain Treatment

European Patent No. EP 2630984 B1, titled Multi-Frequency Neural Treatments and Associated Systems, and Australian Patent No.

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NorthJersey.com

The Record: Drug restrictions

PRESCRIPTION DRUG abuse involves a multitude of challenges, so law and health officials can't shy away from taking on one problem area just because it won't completely solve the issue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Pain, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Freshnews

Nutra Pharma Provides Nyloxin(R) Marketing Updates

Nutra Pharma previously announced a commercial campaign that began at the end of June 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Nutra Pharma, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Marketing, Health, Pain, HIV/AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

What is dry needling and what is it used for?

You may have already heard the term dry needling. This is a type of treatment that originated in the 1950's as a result of research performed by none other than the medical doctor that would eventually become President Kennedy's personal physician, Dr. Janet Travell.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

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