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  1. Marijuana to Treat Pain: A Pill May Outlast a Puff

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- A pill may work as well as a puff when it comes to using marijuana to treat pain, according to a small but carefully controlled new study. Pain relief from pills may last longer, however, and may not leave people feeling as hi

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  2. FDA OK's 'Abuse-Deterrent' Label for New Oxycontin

    By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to help curb the epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it is approving new labeling for a reformulated version of Oxycontin that its maker claims will be har

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  3. Pain 'Signature' Spotted on Brain MRIs

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time, scientists say they've found evidence that physical pain may leave a distinct "signature" in the brain that can be picked up with specialized MRI scans. The study looked only at short-term pain in healthy pe

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  4. Return-to-Work Rate High After Knee Replacement

    By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- Getting back to work after knee-replacement surgery is a big concern for people contemplating the procedure. Now, a new study shows that most people return to work after a total knee replacement -- even those with physical

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  5. Medical Products Recalled Due to Mold

    Potential mold contamination has led to a recall of all medical products compounded at Med Prep Consulting, Inc. in New Jersey. The recall was announced by Med Prep after a Connecticut hospital notified the company that mold had been found in one of its products, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Ad

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  6. Therapy vs. Surgery for Torn Knee Cartilage

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy is comparable to surgery in improving movement and reducing pain for some patients with knee arthritis and torn knee cartilage, new research finds. Many middle-aged and older adults have severe knee pain due t

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  7. Medical Marijuana: Legitimate Therapeutic Choice?

    By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine a 68-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer, looking for a better way to ease her chronic pain, low appetite, fatigue and nausea. Should she or shouldn't she be prescribed marijuana? That's the question phy

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  8. FDA Panel Wants More Restrictions on Hydrocodone

    Jan. 28, 2013 -- It may become more difficult to get prescriptions for drugs containing hydrocodone combined with other pain relievers. An FDA panel voted 17 to 10 in favor of reclassifying hydrocodone-containing compounds, such as Vicodin, from Schedule III drugs under the Controlled Substances Act

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  9. Recall of More Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen Tablets

    Dec. 26, 2012 -- More lots of the combination painkiller hydrocodone-acetaminophen are being recalled by Mylan Institutional. The new alert follows a nationwide recall of 101 lots of the drugs issued by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals that occurred earlier this month. The FDA says the newly recalled lots

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  10. More Sleep May Help Some People Feel Less Pain

    Dec. 1, 2012 -- Not getting enough sleep? Some extra Zzzs each night may improve more than just your daytime alertness. New research shows more sleep may also improve your ability to withstand pain. In fact, sleepy volunteers who got about two hours more sleep per night for four nights showed improv

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