Prevent Opioid Abuse: Turn in Unused Medications
by SreyRam Kuy, MD, MHS, FACS and Addie Imseis, RN, BSN
Tackling the opioid epidemic seems daunting. On an average day in the US, 3,900 people initia
One of the biggest fears of parents of adolescents is addiction. While in the yesteryears, parents worried mostly about alcohol and smoking, today's parents have to also be aware of addictions that co
(Reuters) - Native American protesters on Monday occupied privately owned land in North Dakota in the path of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, claiming they were the land's rightful owners under a
This week, the World Federation for Mental Health met in Cairns, Australia to discuss mental healthcare, particularly suicide and self-harm. Approximately one million people a year lose their lives
Ever considered the idea that your version of the color red isn’t someone else’s red?
As many as eight percent of men and .5 percent of women of Northern European descent have the
Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News Pregnancy may raise the risk of stroke in younger women, when compared to their non-pregnant peers, a new study suggests.
Those who missed the years of freer drug use in the 1960s and '70s may feel a stigma with marijuana that is harder for them to overcome, advocates say.
Are cancer drugs worth the cost?
That's the question a controversial Boston-based non-profit, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), convened about last week in St. Louis to discus
(Reuters) - A leak late on Sunday prompted Enterprise Products Partners to shut its Seaway Crude Pipeline system, the largest conduit for moving oil from the major storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma to
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A nurse who contracted the Ebola virus while treating the first person diagnosed with the deadly disease in the United States has reached a settlement with the Dallas hospita
As the new Administration is presented with great challenges facing the United States, one will be a longtime foe, the U.S. HIV/AIDS epidemic. Since President Barack Obama was elected in 2008, I have
From tiny tattoos to white ink tattoos, we’re the first to admit we love an artistic ink job. An Instagram-famous tattoo shop in Korea called Sol Art takes artistic tattoos to a whole new l
A few weeks ago, I read a great article by Tim Gunn talking about how the fashion industry is doing a disservice to American women. I totally understand how much of runway fashion is about design and
(Reuters Health) - Kids of lower socioeconomic status, those riding in rural areas, and those riding mostly on the sidewalk have higher risk of injury than others, according to a new review.
Marshall Janson, eight, from Cornwall, had his legs and hands amputated as a baby after suffering meningitis. But he has refused to let his disability hold him back - taking up Jiu-Jitsu in his spar
Most of us grew up believing that another person should be our dependable source of love - that this is what a relationship is all about. Yet this is the very thing that destroys many relationships.
Salespeople will say that when the answer they receive to their sales pitch is, no, in their mind, no means, not now. The consumer is just not ready to purchase what they have to offer.
This is tr
Masters of stillness,
masters of light,
who, when cut by something
falling, go nowhere and heal,
teach me this nowhere,
who, when falling themselves,
simply wait to root
in another direction,
Ryan MaassMONTREAL, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Screening breast cancer patients for the prolactin receptor could minimize the need for invasive treatments, researchers found in a new study.
Exactly how do such tanning products work, and do they work safely?
(Reuters) - Short-selling firm Muddy Waters said in a legal filing on Monday that outside cyber security experts it hired have validated its claims that St. Jude Medical Inc cardiac implants are vulne
AARP puts the number of unpaid family caregivers who care for an older and sicker person at 40 million. And not surprisingly, 71 percent of those caregivers said in an AARP survey that they woul
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking to improve hospital reporting of injuries and deaths associated with medical devices after inspections at 17 hospitals revealed widespread
For the last few years, I have been feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, dissatisfied, and generally unhappy in my life despite the blessings of stable employment, health, professional achievement, and
I am a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist on Long Island, NY. After practicing for three decades with children, teens, and adults I have found today's political climate is feeling threatening to many p
Triple negative tumours had higher levels of PIM-1 activity than ordinary cancers - providing hope for a new drug which blocks the molecule, researchers from King's College London found.
Every year in the U.S., 20,000 to 40,000 infants are born with the CMV virus. Yet most doctors donít talk with pregnant women about how to prevent it.
The sweet spot for vitamin D is still debated, and there are many who are confused by the current brouhaha about this vitamin.
It's almost impossible for a day to go by without noticing a mention o
We are delighted to share the first review of Neil Seligman's new book 100 Mindfulness Meditations.
This review comes from the wonderful Lynn Exley. Lynn is a Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Mind
In the end, just three things matter: how well we have lived;
how well we have loved; how well we have learned to let go.
What if your only job in this lifetime was to
HealthDay News Many American teens may smoke to control or lose weight, a new study suggests.
HealthDay News Nearly one-third of cancer deaths among Americans aged 35 or older are caused by smoking, and the rate is much higher in the South, a new study finds.
Type 2 diabetes is responsible for most cases of kidney failure and lower limb amputation, other than accidents.
Jake DeLong, son of former Minnesota Vikings player Greg DeLong, was involved in a study that showed measurable brain changes in teen players after a single season - concussion or not.