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Pain (INACTIVE)

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  • Doctor arrested in alleged illegal drug prescriptions

    Doctor arrested in alleged illegal drug prescriptions
    A Southern California pain doctor who was featured in a 2012 Times investigative article on patient overdose deaths was arrested Tuesday on seven counts of illegally prescribing narcotics and other widely abused drugs. Dr. John Dimowo is charged with...
  • FDA rewrites opioid narcotic labels to tighten use for pain

    FDA rewrites opioid narcotic labels to tighten use for pain
    Patients should not be prescribed long-acting or extended-release opioid pain relievers unless they need daily, round-the-clock treatment of their pain that can’t be managed by any other means, the Food and Drug Administration has told physicians....
  • O'Malley names commission on medical marijuana

    O'Malley names commission on medical marijuana
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday named 11 people, including health professionals, lawyers, a police chief and a prosecutor, to a commission to oversee Maryland's new law legalizing marijuana use for medical reasons. The panel, which is scheduled to...
  • Even before injury, chronic back pain may start in the brain

    Even before injury, chronic back pain may start in the brain
    It's infuriating to chronic pain sufferers to be told their pain is "all in the head." But a new study offers strong evidence that even before a person experiences an injury, the likelihood that the resulting pain will become chronic can be predicted by...
  • Ibuprofen may ease arthritis patients' depression

    Ibuprofen may ease arthritis patients' depression
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with a painful cartilage condition, common pain relievers may have small benefits for depression symptoms as well, a new study hints. Depression is more than twice as common among people with osteoarthritis, which...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Pastor's Son: I was addicted to painkillers

    Pastor's Son: I was addicted to painkillers
    There was a moment in my life during college when I was extremely sick. I was bed-ridden for almost half the school semester in extreme pain. Doctors told me that what caused my illness was lack of rest, stress and not eating well. I could blame no...
  • Devices for relief from chronic nerve pain may be considered if conservative options fail

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Eighteen months ago, I had surgery on my back to relieve the nerve pain that radiates down my leg. It didn't help as much as I'd hoped, and my doctor says additional surgery isn't likely to help. I have tried pain meds, steroid...
  • Establishing a daily routine a good first step for teen with chronic pain

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As the result of a sports injury, my 16-year-old daughter has chronic pain that has lasted for more than a year. It's really taking a toll on her. The pain makes it hard for her to go to school and participate in the activities she...
  • Get back pain relief with new exercises and old drugs

    Q: My husband is getting severe spasms in his lower back, possibly as a result of twisting wrong while doing sit-ups. He's getting no relief from ibuprofen. Is there an over-the-counter alternative? A: If your husband's back pain developed after doing...
  • Prescription drug abuse an American epidemic

    Women, we have a problem. According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control, American women are dying from drug overdoses and the misuse of drugs at an alarming rate. As a former judge who presided over a drug court, I have seen firsthand...