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Illegal Online Pharmacies: Are You at Risk?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about nine online networks that are illegally marketing opioids.
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).
Opioids: Not the Only Option for Pain Treatment
When it comes to the treatment of chronic back, hip and knee pain, opioids may not be better than other medications for improving function, a new study found.
Spotting Seizures
Researchers are hard at work trying to develop new medical devices to help recognize seizures, but in the meantime, you can learn to spot seizures to help keep your family and friends safe.
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.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
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.
The Benefits of Using Your Brain
Older adults who do brain-stimulating activities may see big benefits for their mental function, according to a new study.
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.
Work It Out for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. But a little exercise may be able to help.