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7 hrs ago | SFGate

Psoriasis Market - Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis...

ReportsnReports.com offers Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis - Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report in its store.

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Related Topix: Psoriasis, Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Tnf, Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

18 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Volunteer docs, dentists fill holes in vet coverage

Ever since Ros Whiting left the Army in 1998, he's lived with holes in his mouth, the result of botched attempts to remove wisdom teeth.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Prison, Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Norfolk, VA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

What physicians can do to curb over-the-counter medicine misuse

Every year, it is estimated that more than 126,000 hospitalizations and nearly 17,000 deaths in this country are linked to overuse of over-the-counter pain medicine ingredients - specifically acetaminophen and NSAIDs .

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

WLBT-TV Jackson

How do you shorten a cold?

We all know the symptoms: a sore throat, sneezing and a runny nose. Colds are all too common this time of year but a new review from the Canadian Medical Association contains tips on how we can fight back.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Pam Stone | Dealing with the inevitability of life

As with the cruelty of the disease, while her body remains surprisingly functional, the fingers of dementia have pinched and plucked within her brain so that she is with us one moment, seized with anxiety the next, all the while unable to articulate a desperation those of us in the present can only imagine to understand.

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

WNED

A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India

Born a boy biologically and given the male name Abhijit, Aher grew up in a middle-class neighborhood of Mumbai, India.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Medicine, Health, World News, India, Watches

National Public Radio

A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India

Of her painful physical and psychological transformation, Aher remembers now: "I just wanted to become a beautiful butterfly."

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Transgender, Medicine, Health, Watches,

Silicon Alley Insider

Why America Needs This Dangerous New Painkiller

States have cracked down on "pill mills" that hand out narcotics to people who don't really need them, and a new hydrocodone painkiller hitting the market, Zohydro, has drawn sharp criticism because of its potential for abuse.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Chronic Pain

MLive.com

Dearborn Heights doctor convicted of illegally prescribing 3.7 million pain pills in two years

The Centers for disease control says pain killers like OxyContin are responsible for more overdose deaths than cocaine and heroin combined.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dearborn Heights, MI, Health, Drugs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Mail on Sunday

Great-grandmother died screaming in agony while hospital doctor...

Pregnant Chelsea Clinton beams for the cameras: Former first daughter can't hide her delight as Bill and Hill say they are 'thrilled' to become grandparents A great-grandmother who died after surgery was left in agony for hours while a nearby doctor 'played on a computer', an inquest heard.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Health, Medicine, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Nursing

CalorieLab Calorie Counter News

Australian Researchers Working on a Non-Addictive Pain Killer

Australian researchers are working on a new drug made from cone snail venom, which would serve as a powerful and non-addictive pain killer.

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

The Daily News Journal

Whoopi Goldberg pens first pot column

She's waxed on before about her love of weed, and now Whoopi Goldberg will be doing it on a regular basis, as a columnist for The Cannabist .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)

Foster's Daily Democrat

N.H. officials wary of new opioid painkiller Zohydro

Attorneys General in almost 30 states have come out in protest of a new painkiller, Zohydro, and New Hampshire's own attorney general is following suit.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Somersworth, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WKBT

Manitowoc officials warn of fentanyl drug abuse

Doctors say the pain medication, which is often administered through a patch on the skin, is more potent than morphine and oxycodone and is prescribed for chronic, around-the-clock pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Manitowoc, WI, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Examiner.com

'We don't think we need new opioids': An exclusive interview with Andrew Kolodny

Tyler, 22, who recently got out of a rehab program for heroin addiction, shows his prescription for Suboxone, a maintenance treatment for opioid dependence, on February 5, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, VT, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health

PhysOrg Weblog

New pain relief targets discovered

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

New pain relief targets discovered

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain.

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Related Topix: Health

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

The ins and outs of hip replacement

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure performed when an individual has pain coming from the hip joint that is severely changing his or her life style.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Surgery

Reuters

FDA wants stronger warning labels for long-acting opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring labels of all long-acting opioids to say they should be used strictly for patients in severe pain, a response to surging overdoses and deaths each year from the widely used pain medicines.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Examiner.com

Dr. Oz: No-pill pain fighters for chronic pain, back pain and knee pain

I'm typing this after gulping down an Advil to try to treat an aching shoulder from lugging an overweight cat to the vet.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)

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