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The Effect of Lavender Oil in Patients with Renal Colic

A study recently published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine assessed the use of lavender oil as an add on therapy to treat pain associated with renal colics. 148 more words

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Could Antibiotics Up Juvenile Arthritis Risk?

Juvenile arthritis is a disease that can be attributed to genetic factors as well as environmental factors. Researchers examined data from a British electronic record system, discovering 152 juvenile arthritis diagnoses made between 1994-2013 among children in the UK between age 1 and 15 years old. 81 more words

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7  Steps to Deep Relaxation and Stress Relief

By Gordon Rosenberg

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Relaxation is one of the best things you can do for your body and your mind. 538 more words


Conference Highlight from July 7th, 2015: Clinical Analgesia Pearls

Clinical Analgesia Pearls: Recap of Lecture given by Dr. Michael Cole

  • Defining procedural sedation: giving an IV anxiolytic and an IV analgesic together does not necessarily always count as procedural sedation. 
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Who's At Risk Of Narcotic Painkiller Addiction?

A study recently published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings looks at patients who received a short-term prescription for narcotic painkillers trying to determine who is at a greater risk for long-term dependence.   113 more words

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Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction.

Jimmy my yes he’s mine and I don’t want to share him. 277 more words