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Members of new Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee announced PDF Print E-mail

For Immediate Release
Monday, February 13, 2012

More than 100 million Americans suffer from migraines, arthritis and other chronic pain conditions with an annual economic toll of nearly $600 billion in medical bills and lost productivity. To help address this problem, Congress...

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Injured boomers beware: Know when to see doctor (AP) PDF Print E-mail
Injured boomers beware: Know when to see doctor (AP)

CHICAGO – It happened to nurse Jane Byron years after an in-line skating fall, business owner Haralee Weintraub while doing "men's" push-ups, and avid cyclist Gene Wilberg while lifting a heavy box.

"It" is that pop, strain or suddenly swollen joint that reminds active older adults they aren't as young as they'd like to think.

Even among the fittest...

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Supply of Methotrexate, a Cancer Drug, May Run Out Soon PDF Print E-mail

A crucial medicine to treat childhood leukemia is in such short supply that hospitals across the country may exhaust their stores within the next two weeks, leaving hundreds and perhaps thousands of children at risk of dying from a largely curable disease, federal officials and cancer doctors say.

Supply of Methotrexate, a Cancer Drug, May Run Out Soon
Stuart Isett for The New York Times

Methotre...

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Woman in two-hour ambulance wait PDF Print E-mail
Woman in two-hour ambulance wait
Irene EdwardsIrene Edwards waited nearly two hours for an ambulance to arrive at her house

An 86-year-old woman had to wait nearly two hours for an ambulance - despite living opposite a major Essex hospital.

Irene Edwards fell and lay undiscovered for 21 hours at her home in Rectory Wood, near the...

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Breast Cancer Drug May Weaken Bones, Study Finds (HealthDay) PDF Print E-mail

TUESDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease appears to cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women, a new study finds.

The drug, Aromasin (exemestane), has been shown to reduce the odds of breast cancer by 65 percent, but it also worsens bone density by about three times in...

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