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August 14th, 2015

Early Opioid Prescription for Back Pain Doesn’t Up Risk of Chronic Use

Early Opioid Prescription for Back Pain Doesn't Up Risk of Chronic Use August 6, 2015 NEW YORK - Early opioid prescription does not seem to increase the risk of long-term use of the drugs in people with back injuries, according to a new retrospective study. In fact, patients with back ...


August 14th, 2015

Diagnosing Headache: Patient, Provider Communication is Key

Diagnosing Headache: Patient, Provider Communication is Key August 12, 2015 Diagnosing Headache: Patient, Provider Communication is KeyDiagnosing Headache: Patient, Provider Communication is Key A study recently presented at the American Headache Society's Annual Scientific Meeting reviewed data on the effectiveness of office visit for patients who present with a chief ...


August 9th, 2015

Strong Support for Folate Supplements for Primary Stroke Prevention

Strong Support for Folate Supplements for Primary Stroke Prevention March 16, 2015 NEW YORK - Folic acid supplementation significantly reduced the risk of first stroke in adults with hypertension enrolled in the Chinese Stroke Primary Prevention Trial (CSPPT). Those with low baseline folate levels showed the greatest benefits. The findings ...