Chronic Pain Patients Shouldn’t Have Opioids Abruptly Tapered, Says New Guidance : Shots – Health News : NPR

Researchers say chronic pain patients can feel suicidal or risk overdose when taken off medication too quickly. The warnings seek to course-correct after doctors felt pressured to taper drugs rapidly.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/10/10/768914092/dont-force-patients-off-opioids-abruptly-new-guidelines-say-warning-of-severe-ri

US attack on WHO ‘hindering morphine drive in poor countries’ | Society | The Guardian

Claims have hurt efforts to help people around world in acute pain, say palliative care experts
— Read on www.theguardian.com/society/2019/sep/18/us-attack-world-health-organization-who-hindering-morphine-drive-poor-countries

CDC warns against misuse of opioid-prescribing guideline | MDedge Internal Medicine

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning against the misapplication of the agency’s 2016 guidelines on opioid prescribing, as wel
— Read on www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/199574/pain/cdc-warns-against-misuse-opioid-prescribing-guideline

Pain Patients Voices Have Been Heard: “The CDC [Formally] Advises Against Misapplication of the Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain” | CDC Online Newsroom | CDC

CDC public health news, press releases, government public health news, medical and disease news, story ideas, photos.
— Read on www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2019/s0424-advises-misapplication-guideline-prescribing-opioids.html

Tackling The Latest Target in The War On Pain: “6 Most Common Myths About Kratom”

As kratom became more well known and popular in the Western world it also became a target for disinformation, misinformation, and myths. In this article, we’re going to tackle six major myths about kratom and explaining the truth behind the falsehoods.
— Read on kratomguides.com/6-common-myths-about-kratom/

“Why Aging Women Need Testosterone”| Life Extension Magazine

Why Aging Women Need Testosterone – page 1 | Life Extension
— Read on www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2004/4/report_test/page-01