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osteoarthritis « disease spotlights « JointHealth™

Last updated: 05/24/2019

Osteoarthritis is by far the most common type of arthritis. It is estimated to affect more than 3,200,000 Canadians-about 1 in 10. Osteoarthritis is caused by the breakdown in...

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New 50-State Report Card for Rheumatic Disease

Last updated: 05/24/2019

Chances are if you don't have a rheumatic disease, you probably know someone who does. One in four American adults has been diagnosed with one of a constellation of more than...

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Stem cell pain management treatment aimed to stop chronic pain forever

Last updated: 05/24/2019

If you're experiencing chronic pain and it's preventing you from doing the things you love, Medical Center Hospital is offering stem cell pain management treatment. A doctor...

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What's in Your Bag, Nigella Lawson?

Last updated: 05/24/2019

You've likely seen this saucy chef on one of her cooking shows or in the pages of her nine cookbooks. Her latest, Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food,  shares lighter recipes, such...

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More Americans say they're in pain. It’s a fascinating and disturbing medical mystery.

Last updated: 05/24/2019

More than a third of Americans now experience chronic pain — more than those who have cancer, heart disease, and diabetes combined. And startling recent data shows that the...

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Why Your Back Pain Won't Go Away | Minnesota Spine Doctor

Last updated: 05/24/2019

Roughly 90 percent of people suffer from back pain at some point in their life, but the majority of people can find relief through conservative or surgical treatment options....

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The Science of Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Relief - Blue Balance

Last updated: 05/23/2019

Modern science not only confirms that acupuncture is an effective therapeutic method, but also reveals molecular, neuro-endocrine mechanisms of its efficiency. The mechanisms...

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Most Common Reason For Medical Marijuana Use Is To Deal With Chronic Pain

Last updated: 05/23/2019

The most common reason why people across the United States enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs is chronic pain, new research has found. In a new paper, a team...

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How The CDC's Opioid Prescribing Guideline Hurts Chronic Pain Patients | The Fix

Last updated: 05/23/2019

“Conflating the misuse of opioids with their legitimate medical use, and treating all opioids alike is stigmatizing patients for whom opioid painkillers are necessary and...

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Opioid moderatism and the imperative of rapprochement in pain medicine

Last updated: 05/23/2019

Opioid moderatism and the imperative of rapprochement in pain medicine Michael E Schatman 1Research and Network Development, Boston PainCare, Waltham, MA, USA,...

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