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opioids for chronic pain

Opioids for Chronic Pain: Are They For Me?

Opioids are medications that are often prescribed by a doctor to help relieve pain. They work by reducing the amount of pain signals that your body sends to your brain, and also change the...
Obamacare Walgreens

Walgreens Will See You Now

You probably already know that big changes are coming for many, if not most, Americans when a number of significant changes from the Affordable Care Act (also called Obamacare) are implemented next January. Among...
Pain killer Opioids

New Data: Opioids Are Driving More Overdoses

If you're taking an opioid for pain relief, you know it comes with risks, including the worst one that you could die from an overdose. Data released in February by the National Center for...
Woman's Hands Rheumatoid Arthritis

Living Easier with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an immune disease characterized by inflammation of the lining of the joints (synovium).By Margaret JaworskiThe persistent inflammation leads to painful stiffness, redness, and swelling in the joints that over time...