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Five ways to prevent back injury while shoveling snow

University of Chicago Medical Center

Orthopaedic surgeon and spine expert Srinivasu Kusuma, MD, from the University of Chicago Medicine Medical Group offers five easy tips to stay safe when shoveling snow.

Channels: Bone Health, Healthcare, Pain, Public Health,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Epidemic levels of chronic pain, opioid use disorder add to challenges of managing patients in pain

Epidemic levels of chronic pain, opioid use disorder add to challenges of managing patients in pain

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

A series of seven articles in AACN Advanced Critical Care focuses on the challenges of safe, effective pain management in the ICU, including more Americans reporting daily chronic pain and the rapidly increasing prevalence of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder.

Channels: All Journal News, Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Healthcare, Pain, Substance Abuse,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 9:50 AM EST
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Newswise: ‘Swiss Cheese’ Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

‘Swiss Cheese’ Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In experiments with genetically engineered and old mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have added to evidence that the vast majority of low back pain in people may be rooted in an overgrowth of pain-sensing nerves into spinal cartilaginous tissue.

Channels: All Journal News, Bone Health, Healthcare, Pain, Surgery, Technology, Nature (journal),

Released:
14-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Artificial Intelligence (AI) can detect low-glucose levels via ECG without fingerpick test

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can detect low-glucose levels via ECG without fingerpick test

University of Warwick

Tracking sugar in the blood is crucial for both healthy individuals and diabetic patients. Current methods to measure glucose requires needles and repeated fingerpicks over the day. Fingerpicks can often be painful, deterring patient compliance

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Pain, Technology, Scientific Reports,

Released:
13-Jan-2020 6:20 AM EST
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Newswise: Chiropractors Suggest Limits, Good Habits to Prevent Video Game Injuries

Chiropractors Suggest Limits, Good Habits to Prevent Video Game Injuries

American Chiropractic Association

Taking steps to help kids prevent common gaming injuries can reduce pain today and potentially reduce the risk of long-term damage.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Pain,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
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Shifting Clinic Culture to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Tufts University

At a family medicine clinic in the Boston area, a team led by faculty from Tufts University School of Medicine conducted a five-year case study where they found medical facilities can help physicians to treat chronic pain in a way that will deter opioid misuse, while creating better processes to identify and treat patients who develop an opioid use disorder.

Channels: Addiction, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, Pain, Substance Abuse, All Journal News,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 4:20 PM EST
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Health ranks as top concern for veterans immediately after military service

Veterans Affairs (VA) Research Communications

In the months after separating from military service, most veterans are less satisfied with their health than with their work or social relationships, found a study by Veterans Affairs researchers.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Healthcare, Mental Health, Military Health, Pain, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

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2-Jan-2020 1:35 PM EST
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