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Supply of Opioids Predicts Long-Term Use in Injured Workers
Music Relieves Preop Anxiety Before Peripheral Nerve Block
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Medical Marijuana Laws May Not Impact Opioid Use
Safety Practice Violations ID'd in Septic Arthritis Outbreak
U.S. Drug OD Deaths Fall for First Time in Three Decades
Intranasal Sufentanil Cuts Acute Trauma Pain Treated in the ED
Opioids Commonly Prescribed in Emergency Department for Gout
Prepregnancy Surgery Linked to Risk for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Productivity Loss Sizable With Menstruation-Related Symptoms
Prescribing Fewer Tablets Can Cut Post-ACL Surgery Opioid Use
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Kratom Use Associated With Significant Toxicities
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Oliceridine Studied for IV Pain Relief After Abdominoplasty
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Rimegepant Shows Promise for Relief From Migraine Attacks
Galcanezumab Can Cut Frequency of Cluster Headache Attacks
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Survey Reveals Gaps in Opioid Rx Patterns of Orthopedic Surgeons
Most Adult-Use Cannabis Customers Use for Pain, Sleep Relief
DOJ Asks Congress to Permanently Classify Fentanyl-Like Drugs
Lack of Evidence for Treating Chronic Pain in Children
Tanezumab Improves Scores for Pain, Function in Osteoarthritis
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
Opioid-Sparing Strategy Still Provides Good Pain Control
Long-Term Opioid Prescribing Up Among Older Cancer Survivors
Gabapentinoids Linked to Increased Risk for Significant Adverse Outcomes
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Irritable Bowel Symptoms Tied to Intestinal, Brain Abnormalities
Opioid Safety Initiative Can Decrease Opioid Prescriptions
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Progressive Muscle Relaxation App Tied to Fewer Migraines
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD
More Opioids Given Than Prescribed in Emergency Department
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
U.S. Dentists Prescribe Opioids More Often Than U.K. Dentists
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Rate of Opioid Prescribing High for Teens, Young Adults in ED
Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
Non-Rx Fentanyl Up in Urine Tests Positive for Other Drugs
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Cannabis Legalization Not Tied to Higher Health Care Utilization
Risk for Prolonged Opioid Use Up in Patients Receiving Tramadol
Prevalence of Low Back Pain About 26.4 Percent in U.S. Workers
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
CDC: Prevalence of Arthritis 22.8 Percent in U.S. Adults in 2017
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Many With Chronic Pain Achieve Remission From Suicidality
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
Rates of Marijuana Use in Cancer Patients on the Rise in U.S.
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