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2 hrs ago |

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,

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

2 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | Fitsugar

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

7 hrs ago | 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)

11 hrs ago | WWLP

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)

15 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago |

'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

15 hrs ago | IcTamworth

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

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | NWAonline

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Fort Mill practice 1st on East Coast to feature innovative pain treatment

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.


Related Topix: Health, Fort Mill, SC

Times of Oman

Safer substitutes for teething gel available in shops

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.


Related Topix: Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic), Health, Food and Drug Administration

Business Insurance

DEA reclassifies painkiller tramadol as Schedule IV controlled substance

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.


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

P&T Community

FDA Approves Plegridy (Peginterferon Beta-1a) for Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

The FDA has given the nod to Plegridy for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis .


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Globe and Mail

Can some foods ease joint pain from osteoarthritis?

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, Arthritis, Nutrition, Inflammation, Back Pain

Health Canada toughening prescription-narcotic warning labels to combat abuse

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.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)


Canada slaps stronger warnings on painkillers

The federal government is putting stronger warning labels on extended-release painkillers like OxyContin in an effort to prevent the abuse of opioids.


Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health

Sys-Con Media

Information Update - Label changes for controlled-release opioid pain ...

The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Atlantic

Who Has a Right to Pain Relief?

"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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Drugs

The Review

East Liverpool Reports

During a traffic stop Friday afternoon on West Eighth Street, officers reported Dacious D. Coles, 18, Ruth Street, appeared to be nervous and kept grabbing at his pocket.


Related Topix: East Liverpool, OH, Wellsville, OH, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health