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Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Opioids: Not the Only Option for Pain Treatment
When it comes to the treatment of chronic back, hip and knee pain, opioids may not be better than other medications for improving function, a new study found.
Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
Together, These Meds Might Be Dangerous
What do you get when you mix strong painkillers with medications for anxiety? You might get a raised risk of overdose, according to a new study.
What You Should Know About Opioids
Deadly opioid overdoses are still on the rise in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's what you should know.
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Top 10 Items For Your Medicine Cabinet
What’s in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top 10 list?
Work It Out for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. But a little exercise may be able to help.
For Cancer Pain, What Rx Is Best?
For patients struggling with cancer-related pain, what pain relievers are best? The answer may not be so black and white.
A Royal Pain: Rx for Pain Lacked Research
So what’s the verdict on using opioids to treat pain? Opioids have effectively treated many patients with chronic pain — but not all of them. Bottom line: More research is needed on when to prescribe opioids.