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Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 – Back pain is common but not inevitable, an orthopedist says. Roughly eight out of 10 people will suffer significant back pain at least once in their lifetime – but there are ways to reduce the risk, said Dr. Mark Knaub of Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Muscle, ligament or tendon strains (soft tissue injuries) are the most common causes of back pain. These injuries ...

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Posted 20 Oct 2014 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 – A child receives the wrong medication or the wrong dosage every eight minutes in the United States, according to a recent study. Nearly 700,000 children under 6 years old experienced an out-of-hospital medication error between 2002 and 2012. Out of those episodes, one out of four children was under a year old. As the age of children decreased, the likelihood of an error ...

More People Landing in the ER After Abusing Muscle Relaxant: Report

Posted 3 Nov 2011 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Nov. 3 – The number of people winding up in the emergency room because of the misuse or abuse of the prescription muscle relaxant carisoprodol has more than doubled, a new federal report warns. Between 2004 and 2009, such visits went from 15,830 to 31,763, investigators from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) found. The sedative effect of ...

Accidental Medication Poisonings in Kids on the Rise

Posted 16 Sep 2011 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Sept. 16 – Despite ongoing prevention efforts, a growing number of young children are being accidentally poisoned with medications, according to new research. The study, which was based on data reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers between 2001 and 2008, found that medication poisoning among children aged 5 and under increased by 22 percent, although the number ...

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