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Study Finds 31 Percent Use No Opioids After Surgery - 2018-04-20
"Almost 63 percent of patients did not use opioids after having an elective procedure, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Surgical Association, held from April 19 to 21 in Phoenix." More

U.S. Better Able to Tackle Health Emergencies: Report - 2018-04-20
"The United States is more ready for health disasters than it was five years ago, but certain regions still lag behind, a new report shows." More

First Opioid Lawsuit Targeting Pharmacy Benefit Managers - 2018-04-19
"A first opioid lawsuit is targeting pharmacy benefit managers, according to a report published in Managed Healthcare Executive." More

Addictive Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: Study - 2018-04-20
"Doctors continue to prescribe far too many opioid painkillers to patients following surgery, a new study indicates." More

Time-Related Deployment Factors Predict Suicide Attempt Risk - 2018-04-19
"For soldiers who have been deployed twice, suicide attempt risk is associated with timing of first deployment and dwell time (i.e., length between deployments), according to a study published online April 18 in JAMA Psychiatry." More

Meditation: Different Approaches, Different Benefits - 2018-04-19
"Deep breathing is a great stress reliever, and the technique called mindfulness meditation is a helpful way to use breathing to get more in touch with your inner self." More

Mild TBI May Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease - 2018-04-18
"Mild traumatic brain injury is associated with increased risk of Parkinson's disease among military veterans, according to a study published online April 18 in Neurology." More

Health Tip: Recognize Early Signs of Autism - 2018-04-18
"Autism may be detected at an early age by paying attention to your baby's social and language skills, the American Academy of Pediatrics says." More

Ketamine Nasal Spray Shows Promise Against Depression, Suicide - 2018-04-17
"In a small, early study, a nasal spray containing the club drug ketamine appears to quickly help ease depression and even curb thoughts of suicide." More

Most Doctors' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured - 2018-04-16
"Most physician offices do not offer up-front payment flexibility or low-income discounts to uninsured people, according to a study published in the April issue of Health Affairs." More

Safety Info for Opioids Found Lacking - 2018-04-16
"Information about safe storage and disposal of opioid painkillers on the drugs' package inserts is inconsistent, and even missing from some products, researchers report." More

Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually - 2018-04-16
"The estimated annual cost of drug-related morbidity and mortality resulting from nonoptimized medication therapy is more than half a trillion dollars in the United States, according to a study published online March 26 in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy." More

How to Keep Anger From Getting the Better of You - 2018-04-16
"Anger isn't just an emotional reaction -- it can affect you physically, too." More

Transgender Kids Face High Risk of Mental Health Woes - 2018-04-16
"Children and teens who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming are more likely to be diagnosed with mental health woes, new research suggests." More

Telltale Clues That Your Child Is Depressed - 2018-04-14
"Know what to look for if you suspect your child or teen may be depressed." More

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