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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).
A New Device to Help with Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first device meant to help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.
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.
The Price of Complementary Health Approaches
Americans spent $30.2 billion on complementary health approaches in a year, according to a recent analysis.
Got Chronic Neck Pain? Stop Smoking Now!
It’s a well-known fact — cigarettes are bad for your health. Just how far the negative health effects of cigarettes reach, however, may come as a surprise to many.
Lasting Benefits for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Therapy
Could a form of counseling be the most effective way to treat the debilitating symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)?
Nonmedical Opioid Rx Use: US Trends
When it comes to recent trends of nonmedical prescription opioid use in the US, there's good news and bad news.
Preventing Painkiller Problems for the Public
Pain medications can be a double-edged sword. People in pain need help. Too much of a good thing, however, can cause addiction and endanger health.