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May 24, 2018

Most First-Time Moms Say Labor Pains Were Manageable

THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many first-time mothers have mistaken ideas about managing the pain of childbirth, a new survey reveals. The survey, commissioned […]
May 18, 2018

Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Lower Back Pain: Study

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chiropractic care can help ease low back pain when added to a comprehensive treatment plan, a new clinical trial […]
May 18, 2018

Some Women Have Regrets After Freezing Eggs for Later Pregnancy

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who want to delay childbearing increasingly opt to freeze their eggs for future use. But some later regret […]
May 18, 2018

FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Preventing Migraines

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The millions of Americans who suffer from migraine may have a new source of hope — the first drug […]
May 17, 2018

Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As if older women didn’t already worry enough about their bone health, new research suggests that anxiety may up […]
May 14, 2018

Hospitals Should, and Could, Avoid IV Opioids: Study

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to pain management for hospital patients, opioid pills or injections are less dangerous and just as […]
May 14, 2018

Opioid Makers' Perks to Docs Tied to More Prescriptions

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors who accept perks from companies that make opioid painkillers are more likely to prescribe the drugs for their […]
May 11, 2018

Bone Drug 'Holiday' May Raise Fracture Risk

FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Osteoporosis patients who take “holidays” from bisphosphonate drugs are at increased risk for fractures, a new study finds. A […]
May 10, 2018

Cancer Docs: We Need More Research on Medical Marijuana

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most cancer doctors say they don’t know enough about medical marijuana to provide an informed opinion to patients. Nevertheless, […]
May 10, 2018

More Doubt Cast on Surgery for Spinal Compression Fractures

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In a new study, a widely used form of spinal surgery was no more effective than placebo in treating […]
May 10, 2018

Exercises for Chronic Health Conditions

THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercise can help prevent many chronic illnesses as well as make it easier to manage health conditions, from diabetes […]
May 8, 2018

Non-Opioids Often Underused After Back Surgery

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Spine and joint surgery patients aren’t taking advantage of common pain relievers like Tylenol or Motrin during their recovery, […]
May 4, 2018

Racial Divide Narrows in Opioid Prescribing in U.S.

FRIDAY, May 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans are no longer less likely than whites to be prescribed opioid painkillers — but that means their […]
May 2, 2018

The Other Opioid Crisis: Shortages at U.S. Hospitals

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — U.S. hospitals are running short of the injectable opioids and anesthesia drugs that most surgery patients need during and […]
May 1, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Readings Often Higher Outside Doctor's Office

TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Blood pressure readings taken outside of the doctor’s office often read higher than those in the office, a […]
April 26, 2018

AHA: How Black Cardiologists Are Combating a Problem Affecting Millions

THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Doctors and African-American communities are obligated to learn more about heart valve disease and the lifesaving procedures available […]