Time for Tuesday-Newsday! There are two Featured Blog Post this week: “Miss Understood: Being Called a Drug Seeker” by Arlene Grau and “My Emergency Room Experience (i.e.- Our Healthcare System Needs Work)” by Tracy Rydzy.
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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. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!
*CHRONIC PAIN NEWS
Integrative medicine interventions found to significantly reduce pain, improve quality of life: New study points to sustainable effects of patient-centered care
Living with Pain: Failure to diagnose, depression, risk of suicide - and searching for what works to manage your pain
Abuse-Deterrent Formulations of Purdue's OxyContin and Endo Pharmaceuticals' Opana ER Have Not Increased PCPs' Comfort When Prescribing These Products for Chronic Pain
More Pain Doctors Require Patients to Take Urine Tests: Behind New Rules Is a Fear of Lawsuits Tied to Overdose Deaths
New Implantable Intrathecal Drug Pump Achieves Over Six Years Longevity: Prometra Pump from Flowonix Medical Reaches Important Clinical Milestone
Study Seeking to Enroll Patients: FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Compound Which Treats Post Surgical Pain from Knee Arthroplasty
Study Finds Tylenol-Induced Liver Failure Presents Own Set of Problems: Poorer mental, physical health reported by overdose survivors compared to other liver failure patients
Women With Lupus Seem at Higher Risk for Hip Fractures: Study followed nearly 15,000 patients for 6 years
A Test for Fibro? Researchers have discovered & patented a new blood test for fibromyalgia that should speed diagnosis
Finding another way to diagnosis Fibromyalgia: An interview with Dr. Bruce Gillis, CEO of EpicGenetics
Weather Doesn't Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms: Study: But some patients still may be more sensitive than others
*FEATURED BLOG POSTS
by Arlene Grau
by Tracy Rydzy