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7 min ago | The Daily Record

Mum searches for mystery Good Samaritan who helped her injured daughter

Eleven-year-old Emily Wilson was playing on the swings in a Westwood park when she fell and broke her arm.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

4 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Primum non nocere: shared informed decision making in low back pain - ...

Low back pain is a common and disabling condition leading to large health service and societal costs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Grosse Pointe News Online

Using lousy drugs for chronic pain

Dear Jeff and Debra: Our daughter was prescribed Vicodin for her migraine headaches about two years ago, and her father and I are quite concerned she has become addicted.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Headache


Digestive Disease Myths Pictures Slideshow: Common Misconceptions

The proper functioning of the digestive system is one of the foundations of health, but many myths surround digestive disorders.


Related Topix: Ulcer, Medicine, Health, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Inflammation


Health Canada approves drug for rare disorder but will Ontario?

Stefan Gacic, 14, was diagnosed with Morquio A Syndrome and said it was hard for him to get out of bed.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Pain Treatments Less Effective for Those with Irritable Bowel

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, which is a major reason why sufferers have ongoing issues with pain.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Irritable Bowel Syndrome

US Pharmacist

Acetaminophen Found Ineffective for Back Pain

According to a new Australian study, acetaminophen does not help relieve lower back pain.


Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Back Pain


Treating pain by blocking the 'chili-pepper receptor'

Biting into a chili pepper causes a burning spiciness that is irresistible to some, but intolerable to others.


Related Topix: Health, Chemistry, Science

Amicus Releases Study Results On Rare Disease Drug

I believe this is biology's century. I've covered science and medicine for Forbes from the Human Genome Project through Vioxx to the blossoming DNA technology changing the world today.


Related Topix: Amicus, Startups, Medicine, Vioxx, Rofecoxib (generic), Genetics, Health

Nursing Center

12-lead ECGs, part I: Recognizing normal findings

EARLIER TODAY, Mr. S, 67, was admitted to receive I.V. antibiotics to treat a significant case of lower extremity cellulitis secondary to a cut he sustained fishing.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nitroglycerin (generic), Nitrostat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canadian doctors want freedom to choose whether to help terminal patients die

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.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Health,

Jerusalem Post

Medical Corps training, improved technologies saved lives in Gaza

DF surgeon-general Brig.- Gen. Prof. Yitzhak Kreiss disclosed the innovations on Tuesday at the one-day annual Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Health


5 Training Hacks That Will Help You Get the Best Race Time Ever

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.


Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health

Science Daily

Opioid users breathe easier with novel drug to treat respiratory depression

People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anesthesiology, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Methadone, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)


Commonly prescribed painkiller now considered more addictive

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has now moved the commonly prescribed pain medication, Tramadol , to a schedule IV of the Controlled Substance Act.


Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Drug Enforcement Administration, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Medical Daily

Aspirin's Health And Beauty Hacks: 6 Little-Known Uses For The Common Pain Reliever

The common pain reliever not only temporarily alleviates headaches and fevers; aspirin can improve your body and skin - from acne to reducing cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Health, Headache, Acne Vulgaris, Heart Attack, Stroke

'I've got this,' says Camp Hill 12-year-old Sean Bartolucci in cancer fight

"Keep Calm and Fight On" isn't just a slogan on 12-year-old Sean Bartolucci's neon yellow T-shirt.


Related Topix: Camp Hill, PA, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health


Sunday Mercury feature writer Zoe Chamberlain tells how writing a novel saved her life

A pelvis problem left Sunday Mercury feature writer Zoe Chamberlain unable to walk, drive or even lift her own children.


Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Health

Bangor Daily News

Holistic nursing care

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.


Related Topix: Nursing, Health, Reiki


Commentary: Health Care Is A Pain

Finding yourself in a predicament whereby you're forced to come into contact with the American health care system is the very definition of a lose-lose.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health