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29 min ago | Examiner.com

Pain Relief

A recent study has found that acetaminophen, the generic name for products such as Tylenol, is not the best choice for back pain .

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Inflammation, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn

4 hrs ago | Canada.com

Ottawa calls for proposals to improve prescribing of opioids, other abused drugs

Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of abuse or addiction.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Tylenol, Panadol not effective for back pain: study

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, is the active ingredient in Tylenol and Panadol, two drugs commonly recommended for back pain.

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

7 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Seven reasons why THC in cannabis is good medicine

With a growing number of states, particularly in the southern U.S., starting to accept the medicinal benefits of cannabidiol, or CBD, a therapeutic compound found in the cannabis plant that is beneficial for treating seizures, inflammation and other health conditions, the more widely known cannabis compound tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Seizures, Health, Life, Veteran Affairs, Nausea

11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Race affects opioid selection for cancer pain

Racial disparities exist in the type of opioid prescribed for cancer pain, according to a study published online July 21 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Time

Tylenol and Panadol Prove No Better Than Placebo at Helping Back Pain

Paracetamol tablets sit on a table on July 24, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. In a new study published in the prestigious medical journal, 'The Lancet' the most common pain reliever for back pain, paracetamol, does not work any better than a placebo.

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

International Business Times

Paracetamol Has No Effect on Back Pain Study Says: Most Popular Remedy Gets a Blow

Paracetamol comes across as the first-line treatment for GPs dealing with acute attacks of the most common form of back pain.

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

HON

Tough-to-Abuse Formulation of Oxycodone Approved

Targiniq ER has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a long-term, around-the-clock treatment for severe pain when other therapies are ineffective or unavailable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Health

Boing Boing

Back pain: Acetaminophen no better than placebos

A large-scale, rigorous study published in the Lancet found that the go-to, front-line treatment for back pain was no better than a placebo.

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

PennLive.com

Acetaminophen won't relieve my back pain?; Apple denies security backdoors; jealous dogs: What they're saying

Acetaminophen is found to be pretty useless for lower-back pain, according to a new study; Apple is denying building surveillance backdoors into its iOS operating system; and, hey... guess what... dogs get jealous.

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

The Sampson Independent

Sleep well with these tips

If you have counted hundreds of sheep at bedtime and you still cannot fall asleep, you might suffer from insomnia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insomnia, Health, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Sand Trap

Lower Back Fitness

Recent news discounts positive effect of drug, Paracetmatol, aka Acetominophen as found in Tylenol and other OTC meds for relief of lower back pain.

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

Mother Jones

For Lower Back Pain, You Can Skip the Tylenol

About two-thirds of adults have lower back pain at some point in their lives, and most are told to take acetaminophen, sold under brand names like Tylenol, Anacin and Panadol.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Live Science

Acetaminophen Doesn't Reduce Lower-Back Pain, Study Suggests

Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a dummy pill at reducing lower-back pain in some people, nor does it help these patients get better any faster, a new study finds.

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

Journal Watch

For Low-Back Pain, Acetaminophen Is No Better than Placebo

Despite being widely recommended as a first-line intervention in low-back pain, acetaminophen does no better than placebo, according to a Lancet study.

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

NewsOK.com

FDA approves new painkiller from OxyContin maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Health

ABC News

FDA Approves New Painkiller From OxyContin Maker

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.

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Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health

The Washington Post

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, try exercise

Acetaminophen isn't any better at relieving back pain than a fake pill, despite almost universal recommendations to take the drug, according to the first big trial to test it.

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

HON

Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

"Patients sometimes have multiple lesions that are suspicious looking, and those that are itchy or painful should raise high concerns for non-melanoma skin cancers," study author Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, chairman of dermatology at Temple University School of Medicine, said in a Temple University Health System news release.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Health

Examiner.com

Pain in Cats

In evolutionary terms, cats are not only predators, but they're also potential prey for larger animals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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