Tag: pain management

Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help Chronic...

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to...

September 27, 2021

Fighting Back Against Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can make it difficult for a person to perform everyday activities. The condition is characterized by chronic widespread pain...

August 12, 2020

Roundup: Florida’s Health Ranking; Opioid vs. Placebo...

Report: Florida’s Overall Health Ranking is Up, But Obesity Rate Also Climbs The good news: Florida jumped three places, from...

December 21, 2018

Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will...

June 27, 2018

Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling...

March 9, 2018

Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may...

May 12, 2017

Roundup: FDA Broadens Warnings Against Mixing Opioids...

The FDA said this week that it is equiring nearly 400 products to carry a "black box warning" focusing on...

September 2, 2016

Roundup: U.S. Children Score Poorly on Heart...

When it comes to having healthy hearts, American children do not fare well, according to a new scientific paper from...

August 19, 2016

Roundup: FDA to Require Warnings on ‘Immediate-Release’...

The warning will alert users to the "serious risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death" involved with taking opioids,...

March 25, 2016

Strength Training Delivers Health Benefits (Watch Now)

(Caption: Fitness expert from Mariners Hospital Wellness Center offers strength-training tips.) Looking to reduce pain, improve bone density or burn...

January 7, 2016

Recent Posts

Roundup: COVID Cases in Kids Up...

Pediatricians: COVID Cases in Children Up 32% Over Two-Week Period Cases of COVID-19 in children jumped 32 percent across the nation from two weeks ago,...

Healthy, Plant-Rich Diet May Help Lower...

Poor metabolic health, which is linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, has been associated with increased risk and severity of COVID-19....

Rediscovering the Joy of Food: Cancer...

Most of us take the ability to chew our favorite foods and speak so that we can be understood for granted. Not Magdalena Matias. Diagnosed...

Protecting Your Family From Both COVID...

The flu has begun its annual spread across the nation, just as holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound close to pre-pandemic levels...

West Kendall Man Has Much to...

It was 2018, just before Thanksgiving, and Manuel “Manny” Delgado was looking forward to Thursday’s family feast at the West Kendall home where he and...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Helps Identify...

In a study that could improve outcomes for patients who have undergone surgery for cancer that has metastasized to the brain, a team of researchers...

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All...

FDA, CDC Expected to Approve COVID-19 Boosters for All Adults The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and...

Smokeout 2021: What Current, Former Smokers...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 14 percent in 2019, but...

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu...

Holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound this year to near pre-pandemic levels, even though COVID-19 is still with us and the flu...

Precision MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Coming Soon...

Cancer patients seeking treatment at Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital will soon have access to a sophisticated form of radiation therapy also...