Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2008’

The Painful Truth About Nevada

Many Nevadans crave painkillers, and some doctors obligePrescription drugs confiscated by the coroner’s office in the past six weeks are displayed at the coroner’s offices Wednesday. Las Vegas SunBy Marshall AllenSun, Jul 6, 2008 Nevadans consume about twice the national average of several prescription painkillers, making us among the most narcotic-addled populations in the United States, a Sun analysis has …

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Smokers Have More Back Pain

The Economic Times, 2 Jul, 2008 WASHINGTON: In 2003, the Robert Koch Institute interviewed more than 8000 private persons in the course of a telephone health survey, which included questions on social and demographic themes, as well as health and lifestyle. On the basis of the collected data, Monique Zimmermann-Stenzel and her colleagues examined whether there was link between smoking …

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Name In The News – Tiger Woods

Woods unsure when he’ll be back but keen to be pain-free If history teaches us anything, it’s that Tiger will come back stronger than everPainCareMD.com

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Synopsis on Scoliosis

Wed, Jul 02, 2008Asia One, The Sunday Times At just 54, hotel cleaner Madam Choh Kin Sam had to throw in the towel and take early retirement because of her bad back. The mother-of-four was in such pain that she could barely walk home at the end of her shift. She was suffering from a degenerative lower-spine condition known as …

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Athletics: Career-ending Injuries Leave Mental Scars

By Martin RenzhoferThe Salt Lake TribuneArticle Last Updated: 06/30/2008 01:55:48 AM MDT … To be an athlete at a high level requires passion and dedication. To compete at such a high level requires high intensity as well as physical and mental health. What happens when injury forces an athlete, such as Schlauder, to have her dream snatched away while still …

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Name In The News – Rush Limbaugh

“I Am Addicted To Prescription Pain Medication”

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Name In The News – Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner has back pain from bedroom antics

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Name In The News – Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler admits he entered rehab for drug addiction

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Washington State Sued Over Pain Medication Guidelines

June 25, 2008 9:19 p.m. PT Advocacy group sues state over guidelines for pain medicationsBy DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS A pain treatment advocacy group filed suit Wednesday in federal court challenging restrictions Washington state officials have put on prescription pain medication. The nonprofit Pain Relief Network says that the guidelines for prescribing narcotics, written by the state Department of …

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Shoe Insoles Relieve Back Pain… Not!

Claims that shoe insoles relieve back pain are unsupported Cushioned shoe inserts may give a break to tired feet, but they aren’t likely to relieve back pain, experts say. By Chris Woolston, Special to The Los Angeles Times June 30, 2008 …The claims: In a current TV ad for Dr. Scholl’s Back Pain Relief insoles, a grimacing man hobbles into …

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