It’s time for Tuesday-Newsday! Don’t miss the advice-filled piece, “Travelling a Rocky Road?” by Jan Sadler of the PainSupport Newsletter.
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WARNING: My goal is to provide the most up-to-date news I can, which you can then take to your personal doctor and debate the merits of before you try it. I do not endorse any of the docs, treatments, info, and meds in anything I post nor can I guarantee they are all effective, especially not for everyone. I always include the citation, source, or website so you know where it came from. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!
Experts Warn Illicit Drugs Bought Off Internet May Be Poisons: Case report says victims thought they'd ordered amphetamine, but got drug that turned their skin blue
Many Doctors May Be Less Than Honest With Their Patients: Survey Finds Some Docs Not Truthful About Patients' Prognoses, Unwilling to Disclose Mistakes for Fear of Lawsuits
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has launched TSA Cares, a new helpline number designed to assist travelers with disabilities and medical conditions, prior to getting to the airport. Call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 before traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. Click the headline to access the website for more info.
Heart Failure, Osteoporosis Go 'Hand-in-Hand': Cardiac condition raises the risks of falls and may contribute to bone-density loss
PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY: Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose But Cheaper Tests are Effective, Researchers say
PSORIATIC ARTHRITIC: Early, Aggressive Treatment May Help Reduce Symptoms And Improve Joint Function
*LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN
by Jan Sadler of PainSupport.co.uk