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A New Device to Help with Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first device meant to help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.
Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
FDA Wants Pain Rx Removed from Market
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested the removal of a certain pain medication from the market.
Together, These Meds Might Be Dangerous
What do you get when you mix strong painkillers with medications for anxiety? You might get a raised risk of overdose, according to a new study.
New Pain Rx Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for severe and long-lasting (chronic) pain.
New Pain Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for severe and long-lasting (chronic) pain.
What You Should Know About Opioids
Deadly opioid overdoses are still on the rise in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's what you should know.
How Walking Might Help Those on Dialysis
A home-based walking program could benefit patients on dialysis both physically and mentally, a new study found.
Is Cryotherapy a Cool Trend After All?
Whole-body cryotherapy may not be so cool after all, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
New Option for Opioid-Induced Constipation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an oral tablet formulation for Relistor.