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4 hrs ago | Turtle Island News

Daily Newswire

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

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Medical symptoms you should not ignore

If you have ever been to the doctor only to learn that symptom causing you sleepless nights was nothing to worry about, you may be tempted to ignore some symptoms rather than be told that again.

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

12 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Pain Relief and Profits

Several years ago, a golfing friend of mine started to complain about pain in his knees.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Orthopaedic Surgery, Stryker, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Dispatch from the work shift from hell

The job I lost June 20, 2014, which I'm about to detail below, was truly like herpes, a "gift that keeps on giving."

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

21 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, but 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 a new study.

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

Yesterday | Darien News-Review

Darien church offers help to

The Encounter Church mission trip to the Dominican Republican may have been impacted by the mosquito-transmitted chikungunya virus, but it didn't keep everyone away from helping those in need.

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Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Central America, Darien, CT, Norwalk, CT, Medicine, Health, Stamford, CT

Sat Jul 26, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Arthritis pain: Do's and don'ts

Arthritis is a leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. You can find plenty of advice about easing the pain of arthritis and other conditions with exercise, medication and stress reduction.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Inflammation, Depression, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Your go-to-pill for lower back pain may not be as effective as you think

Australian researchers had 1,600 adults take either acetaminophen or a placebo pill for about a month for their lower back pain.

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

The Sand Trap

Tennis-Golf elbow

Am 49 years old, played golf off and on since I was 17. Never knew how to properly hold a club or really how to hit a golf ball.

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

Medical News

Minister Ambrose calls for proposals to tackle prescription drug abuse

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Switched

8 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

We've all ignored medical symptoms from time to time, usually without dire consequences.

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Related Topix: Montvale, NJ, Medicine, Health, Heart Attack, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Headache

Switched

9 Must-Know Facts About The Chikungunya Virus

Cases of chikungunya virus seen in the United States are atypically high this year because of an outbreak of the virus in the Caribbean currently underway.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Control Group

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mother Jones

Doctors Aren't Really Very Smart About Buying Generics

Sarah Kliff takes a look today at our use of generic drugs. Long story short, it's surprising how few of us save money by buying generic pain medicine instead of name brands .

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Related Topix: Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Health

InteliHealth

Tylenol May Not Relieve New Back Pain

Though it's used widely for many kinds of pain, acetaminophen may not help new back pain, a study suggests.

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

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

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

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)

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

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,

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