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Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Analgesics in Pregnancy Do Not Seem to Cause Offspring Asthma
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Opioid Prescriptions Dropped for New Users From 2012 to 2017
Knee Pain Not Tied to Activity Levels in Knee Osteoarthritis
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Tramadol May Up Mortality Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Acupressure Reduces Lasting Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors
Four-to-Seven-Day Opioid Rx Likely Sufficient for Acute Pain Treatment
Dual Receipt of Opioids Tied to Increased Risk for OD Death
Persistent, Prolonged Opioid Use Occurs After Plastic Surgery
Menopause Symptoms Linked to Chronic Pain in Midlife
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Multidimensional Approach Cuts Unneeded Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Rate of Opioid Rx Stable After Pediatric Outpatient Surgery
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Opioid-Related Mortality Up From 1999 to 2016 in Eastern U.S.
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Since Early 2000s, Overdose Death Rates Are Highest in U.S.
Operative Treatment Seems Most Effective for Adult Lumbar Scoliosis
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate-to-Severe Menopause Symptoms
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Inappropriate Use of Fentanyl Preps Seen Despite Awareness
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Discharge Opioid Rx for Heart Dz Patients May Impact Follow-Up
Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Racial/Ethnic, Income Variation ID'd in the Opioid Epidemic
Higher Optimism Tied to Lower Odds of Pain After Deployment
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Certain Opioids Less Effective With SSRI Antidepressants
Parents Conflicted About Opioid Use in Children
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
ERAS Protocol Can Cut Opioid Use After Spine Surgery
Long-Term Opioid Use With OA Varies Across States
Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
After Elbow Surgery, Children May Be Overprescribed Opioids
Direct-to-Doctor Payments May Increase Opioid Prescribing
Discontinuing TNFi Before Gestational Week 20 Is Feasible
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Also Benefits Chronic Pain
Patient Attitude Tied to Physical Therapy Outcomes
Evidence Lacking for Benefit of Surgery for Vertebral Fractures
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Marketing of Opioids Linked to Increased OD Mortality
Benzodiazepine, Opioid Co-Usage Up in the United States
Medical Cannabis Decisions Being Made by Users, Not Doctors
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Many Medical Cannabis Users Drive While Under the Influence
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Meta-Analysis: Botulinum A Tops Placebo for Chronic Migraine
Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Provoked Vulvodynia
Effect Sizes Uncertain for Meds Versus Placebo in Knee OA
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain
Opioid Prescribing Patterns Vary for Pediatric Patients
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Massage Offers Short-Term Relief of Knee Pain in Arthritis Patients
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
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