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Opioids now most prescribed class of medications in America

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Two reports by addiction researchers show a drastic shift in prescribing patterns impacting the magnitude of opioid substance abuse in America.
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Hydrocodone and the FDA: a Similar Propensity to Be Abused

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What does hydrocodone and the FDA have in common? Answer: A similar propensity to be abused. A recent concern raised by analysts about the viability of patients to choose, with their physicians...
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Nonsurgical Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Nonsurgical Treatment for Osteoarthritis | The Scoop on Chronic Pain Babes | Scoop.it
Mike says he’s been suffering with severe chronic knee pain for years.
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askdrmaxwell's curator insight, May 5, 2014 3:53 PM

Avoid going under the knife with these non-surgical treatments for osteoarthritis. 

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Prescription Drug Abuse: The New Face of Addiction - YouTube

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/masontimes/2014/04/29/prescription-drug-abuse-the-new-face-of-addiction/ (RT @aaemer09: Watch the interview I did where I open up about overcoming my addiction to opiates.
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Doctors get new advice on prescribing painkillers - Asheville Citizen-Times

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Doctors get new advice on prescribing painkillers Asheville Citizen-Times “You very much depend on an individual's perception of their pain to know how to guide your treatment, even if you have objective tools or scores.” Increasingly, opiates used...
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Acupuncture Helps Young Patients Manage Pain and Nausea - UCSF News Services

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UCSF News Services Acupuncture Helps Young Patients Manage Pain and Nausea UCSF News Services The pink plastic box that Cynthia Kim, MD, EdD, opens at the bedside of a young patient at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco looks like it...
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Living with pain without a prescription - Worcester Telegram

Living with pain without a prescription - Worcester Telegram | The Scoop on Chronic Pain Babes | Scoop.it
Living with pain without a prescription Worcester Telegram Prescription painkiller abuse has been called a public health emergency, but while the spotlight has been on addiction, a silent majority of people who are prescribed opioids rely on the...
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Ex-Prattville Baptist nurse accused of diluting medication - Montgomery Advertiser

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Ex-Prattville Baptist nurse accused of diluting medication Montgomery Advertiser A former nurse at Prattville Baptist Hospital has been indicted on a charge that she diluted pain medication, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
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Falls Also Problem for Middle-Aged With Arthritis - ABC News

Falls Also Problem for Middle-Aged With Arthritis - ABC News | The Scoop on Chronic Pain Babes | Scoop.it
Falls Also Problem for Middle-Aged With Arthritis ABC News Falls are just as much of a problem for middle-aged adults with arthritis as they are for older people, a new government study shows.
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