News tagged with painkiller

Report: More than 100 million suffer lasting pain

(AP) -- At least 116 million U.S. adults experience long-lasting pain - the kind that lingers for weeks to months - and too often feel stigma rather than relief from a health care system poorly prepared to treat them, the ...

dateJun 29, 2011 in Health
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US aims at its deadliest drug problem: painkillers

(AP) -- The White House drug czar wants doctors, states and law enforcement working harder to stop America's deadliest drug-abuse problem: highly addictive prescription painkillers. They are killing more people than heroin ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Medications
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Pot docs face new rules in Colorado

(AP) -- Colorado's dispute over which doctors can recommend medical marijuana could become more confusing this week when state health authorities consider tighter limits at the same time lawmakers debate conflicting rules.

dateMar 14, 2011 in Other
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FDA approves Botox for migraine headaches

(AP) -- Federal health officials approved the wrinkle-smoothing injection Botox for migraine headaches on Friday, giving drugmaker Allergan clearance to begin marketing its drug to patients with a serious history of the ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Medications
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