Items Tagged ‘pain killers’

January 31, 2020

Mayo Clinic’s response to the opioid crisis

By Karl Oestreich

Med City Beat For our inaugural episode, editor Sean Baker joins reporter Isaac Jahns for a conversation on how Mayo Clinic is responding to the nationwide opioid crisis.  Sean’s reporting on the subject includes an interview with Dr. Halena Gazelka, chair of the Mayo Clinic Enterprise Opioid Stewardship Program. Reach: Med City Beat is an […]

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Tags: Dr. Halena Gazelka, MedCity Beat, opioids, pain killers

November 21, 2019

How hospitals are battling the opioid epidemic

By Karl Oestreich

US News & World Reportby Katelyn Newman At the front lines of the opioid crisis, health care providers and hospitals are reconstructing their approaches to treating pain and addiction, from implementing new prescription guidelines and creating personalized systems of care to addressing addiction as a disease rather than a moral failing. “We all had to […]

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Tags: Dr. Halena Gazelka, opiods, pain killers, U.S. News & World Report

March 9, 2018

New research shows unexpected side effects of popular painkillers

By Kelley Luckstein

New York Post You pop three pills for intense post-workout soreness, two for a pre-coffee headache, a small handful for period cramps, and suddenly you’re swinging by Duane Reade for a new bottle of Advil. Plenty of people take non-opioid analgesics — a k a everyday pain meds — without a second thought. But are […]

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Tags: Acetaminophen, Dr. Stephen Pavela, New York Post, pain killers

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