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American Association of Poison Control Centers: "Opioid (Narcotic) Pain Medications."
American College of Rheumatology: "NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)."
Arthritis Foundation: "Stopping Narcotic Pain Medication," "Study Spells Out Health Risks of Oral Anti-Inflammatories."
BMJ: "Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Risk of Heart Failure in Four European Countries," "Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction With NSAIDs in Real World Use."
Cleveland Clinic: "Choose Painkiller Carefully if You Take Coumadin," "The Down Side and Side Effects of Painkillers."
EMSTAR: "Aspirin Administration."
Hospital for Special Surgery: "The Top 10 Myths of Chronic Pain."
Mayo Clinic: "Acute Liver Failure," "Rebound Headaches."
The National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment: "How Do Opioids Work in the Brain?" "Physical Dependence and Addiction," "What Drugs Are Opioids?"
National Cancer Institute: "Aspirin to Reduce Cancer Risk."
National Institute on Drug Abuse: "Prescription Opioid Use is a Risk Factor for Heroin Use."
St. Peter's Hospital: "Understanding the Basics of Pain Management: Facts and Myths."
Thrombosis Research: "The mechanism of action of aspirin."
FDA: "The Benefits and Risks of Pain Relievers: Q & A on NSAIDs with Sharon Hertz, M.D."
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