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How to reduce pain after surgery? Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kevin R. Stone says it starts before the first incision

Written by on September 19, 2014

Right before surgery talk to the patient about the Zen of it, inject local anesthetics, hold the patient’s hand during anesthesia, and more

Is rheumatoid arthritis really invisible? Oops…there it is

Written by on September 19, 2014

J.G. Chayko on the so-called invisible illness that’s not so invisible

Watch your salt (or not another diet article)

Written by on September 19, 2014

Correspondent Leslie Gilbert Elman puts a positive spin on what would otherwise be a crummy fact

Keep Facebook free for Non-Profits

Facebook recently changed its algorithm, which severely limits what people see in their newsfeed from pages they “like” – to as few as 1 percent of that page’s followers. This hurts non-profits that provide information, support and inspiration to people who want and need it.

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PROTEINS THAT PROTECT AGAINST DIABETES AND RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS FOUND

By on August 19, 2013

Researchers have discovered that two proteins that work together to kill 'self-reactive' immune cells can protect against type 1 diabetes and RA.

ANATOMY OF AN EPIDEMIC: THE OPIOID MOVIE

By on June 19, 2013

Purdue Pharma's marketing of OxyContin in the late 1990s marked the beginning of the industry's push to promote narcotic painkillers for treatment of chronic pain -- an indication for which both safety and efficacy remain unproven.
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