Opioids Not Best Option for Back Pain, Arthritis

Opioids Not Best Option for Back Pain, Arthritis By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Risky opioids are no better at controlling chronic back or arthritis pain than non-opioid drugs, including Tylenol or Motrin, new research finds. With opioid overdose deaths rising in the United States, the findings suggest addictive […]

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Can Supervised Heroin Programs Help Opioid Crisis?

Can Supervised Heroin Programs Help Opioid Crisis? By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not standard practice in the United States, but supervised access to medical-grade heroin may reduce the risk of harm for heroin addicts unable to kick the habit, new research suggests. This approach has been successful […]

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America’s Pain: The Opioid Epidemic

America’s Pain: The Opioid Epidemic While the opioid crisis continues to grip the country, those in pain watch and worry how they’ll get help. © 2005 – 2018 WebMD LLC. All rights reserved. WebMD does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information. America’s Pain: The Opioid Epidemic Research & References of America’s […]

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