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When Roger Martin, 65, left the United States Army decades ago to return to civilian life, he had hoped to leave memories of his service behind. What he could not have known then, though, is that he would soon find himself facing a different kind of fight.

 

Many veterans would like to manage their pain using medical marijuana. But that path is fraught with controversy. Learn more.

Will President Trump’s declaration of the opioid crisis as a “national public health emergency” make those who take opioids responsibly the unintended victims of this most recent war on drugs?

The president declared an opioid emergency without addressing compliant patients. Experts worry about the impact on those suffering from chronic pain.

Interview with Jeffrey Fudin, PharmD, DAIPM, FCCP, FASHP, and Pawan Grover, MD.

Tiger Woods' recent arrest brings attention to the growing national problem of drugged driving.

Whether you take OTC medications or prescription drugs, it’s crucial that you adhere to the timing and dosage your doctor outlined. Read on for expert tips. 

Taking medication properly is important to experience the full benefit. Read on for expert tips to help you remember to take your pills properly and get the pain relief you need.

Living with chronic pain is challenging, especially given the recent changes to the CDC guidelines surrounding dosage recommendations for opioid medications. If all this has you wondering about other pain relief options—including medical cannabis—here's a guide to help you discuss the topic with your doctor.

If you're considering trying medical cannabis for pain relief, here's how to speak with your doctor about getting a recommendation for the substance that is currently legal in 28 states.

Former NFL player Brandon Haw turned to cannabis to find relief from the physical, mental, and emotional pain he endured from various injuries suffered throughout his career. Here is his story.

Read a former NFL player's account of living with chronic pain and how using medical cannabis helped him turn his life around.

Just because over-the-counter medications don't require a prescription, doesn't mean they are harmless. Here, some tips to keep you safe.

Over-the-counter medications may be readily available but that doesn't mean they can't be harmful. Here's what you need to know to keep you safe.

Guidelines for drug disposal and locations of drop off centers.

Learn more about how to properly dispose of unused or expired medicines that are lying around the house. DEA take-back day is April 30th, 2016.

Last March the National Institutes of Health hosted a conference titled, "Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit" attended by medical and public health experts and Practical Pain Management. Here, some highlights from the meeting.

Medical and public health experts gathered at recent medical marijuana conferences sponsored by NIH. Here, highlights from the meeting.

Patient guide to medication

Patient guide to the safe use of celecoxib

SSRIs prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats increased women's risk of bone fractures.

Antidepressents (SSRIs) prescribed to treat menopausal symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats increased women's risk of bone fractures.

500 mg tablets are mislabeled as 325 mg. If taken as directed, could lead to liver toxicity.

Medline industries is recalling acetaminophen tablets that are mislabeled as 325 mg instead of 500 mg.

 If you or a loved one is currently taking an opioid for your pain, read on—it could save a life. America Starts Talking is a new campaign to help patients talk with their doctors and families about opioid safety.

Talk with your doctor and family about opioid safety—it could save your life! America Starts Talking is a new campaign to help patients talk with their doctors and families.

Ulcers and GI Bleeding Often Linked to Taking NSAIDs

Ulcers and gastrointestinal bleeding often are linked to chronic NSAID use. Find out your risk factors and how to protect your stomach.

New FDA Warning on Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Raises Questions About How Safe Are NSAIDs.

New FDA Warning on Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Raises Questions About How Safe Are NSAIDs.
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