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Texting Works Better Than Pain Meds in Minor Surgeries


(HealthDay News) — Texting during minor surgery cuts the need for pain relievers among patients receiving regional anesthesia, according to a brief research report published in the April issue of Pain Medicine. Jamie E. Guillory, Ph.D., from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., and colleagues randomized 98 patients receiving regional anesthesia for ...

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New Colon Cancer Screening Options Save Lives

Colon Cancer

By Trpko Dimovski, MD As a physician, one of the most difficult aspects of my job is battling a patient’s advanced, and sometimes fatal, disease knowing that it could have been easily identified earlier for a better health outcome. Colorectal cancer is a perfect example. The disease is considered one ...

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