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2 hrs ago | Canada.com
Canada's doctors say they should be free to choose whether to help terminally ill patients kill themselves if the federal ban outlawing euthanasia is overturned.
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2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
DF surgeon-general Brig.- Gen. Prof. Yitzhak Kreiss disclosed the innovations on Tuesday at the one-day annual Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem.
3 hrs ago | Fitsugar
In need of a little help to get a PR on race day? Try these hacks before and during your race to help you achieve a faster time.
7 hrs ago | Science Daily
People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.
11 hrs ago | WWLP
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has now moved the commonly prescribed pain medication, Tramadol , to a schedule IV of the Controlled Substance Act.
15 hrs ago | Medical Daily
The common pain reliever not only temporarily alleviates headaches and fevers; aspirin can improve your body and skin - from acne to reducing cancer.
15 hrs ago | PennLive.com
"Keep Calm and Fight On" isn't just a slogan on 12-year-old Sean Bartolucci's neon yellow T-shirt.
15 hrs ago | IcTamworth
A pelvis problem left Sunday Mercury feature writer Zoe Chamberlain unable to walk, drive or even lift her own children.
17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
A category 2 abdominal pain patient was brought into room 5 from the waiting room of my ERa She was an early 20 something who happened to be 17 weeks pregnanta she was complaining of diffuse belly pain, fever and nausea that had escalated over 48 hours.
Jodi Lackey, physician assistant at York Primary and Preventative Medicine in Fort Mill, sets up the electro-analgesic device the clinic uses to treat neuropathic pain for conditions like peripheral neuropathy, in which some nerves do not function properly.
Photo credit: Supplied Muscat: Gently rubbing or massaging a child's swollen and tender gums with your finger or giving a cool teething ring or a clean, wet and cool washcloth to chew on, are safer than using a teething gel, a paediatrician said.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration began labeling tramadol, an opioid pain medication, as a Schedule IV controlled substance on Monday, according to a final rule published in the Federal Register.
The FDA has given the nod to Plegridy for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis .
There isn't a specific diet for osteoarthritis, but studies do suggest that certain foods and nutrients can lessen joint pain and possibly even slow disease progression.
Health Canada is toughening warning labels for controlled-released prescription narcotics as part of efforts to curb rampant prescription drug abuse, federal health minister Rona Ambrose announced Monday at the opening session of the 147th annual gathering of the nation's largest doctors' lobby.
The federal government is putting stronger warning labels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids.
The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids.
"Pain has become our fifth vital sign." Speaking last fall at a New Jersey symposium on pain management called "Do No Harm," the chairman of emergency services at Hackensack University Medical Center said what his audience of doctors and nurses hardly needed to be told.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 08:32 pm
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