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2013-10-18 12:05:28

Death from analgesic overdose, including the painkillers oxycodone and codeine, is more concentrated in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with a prevalence of high divorce, single-parent homes than deaths from unintentional causes.

2013-10-14 23:02:04

The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson is announcing the launch of its new fentanyl pain patch website, Fentanyl Patch Lawsuits (http://fentanylpatchlawsuits.com/).

Opioids In The Brain Ease Social Pain
2013-10-11 04:48:35

While previous research has shown that our brains release pain-killing opioids when the body experiences physical harm, a new study in the journal Molecular Psychiatry has revealed that this system is also activated by social pain.

2013-10-08 11:47:46

New combinations of postoperative pain treatment decreased both pain and the use of narcotic pain relievers.

2013-10-02 11:03:56

Chronic use of prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, among obese patients prior to bariatric surgery continues after surgery.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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