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Baseline Knowledge Uneven Among Cannabis Dispensary Personnel

Aug 19, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Cannabis dispensary personnel are committed to their profession, but baseline cannabis knowledge is uneven and workplace training in cannabis therapeutics...

Internet Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Improve Insomnia in Chronic Pain Patients

Aug 16, 2022

1. Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may provide greater immediate improvements in insomnia symptoms compared to applied relaxation. 2. After 6 months post-treatment, both treatmen...

Program Cuts Opioid Use in Teens After Spinal Surgery for Scoliosis

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An intervention that involves preoperative patient education and smaller prescription quantity successfully reduces opioid use while maintaining pain control ...

Opioid Rx Down for Chronic Noncancer Pain, Cancer Pain in U.S. Adults

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Opioid prescribing declined for both chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) and cancer pain between 2012 and 2019, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in P...

Treatment Needs Often Unmet for Generalized Pustular Psoriasis

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is unmet need for the treatment of generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) flares, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in JAMA Dermatology. Car...

Low Dietary Calcium, Potassium Intake Tied to Kidney Stone Recurrence

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Lower dietary calcium and potassium intake are risk factors for symptomatic kidney stone recurrence, according to a study published in the August issue of t...

Adjunctive Acupuncture May Speed Relief From Pain of Renal Colic

Aug 10, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For acute renal colic, acupuncture as an adjunct to intramuscular injection of diclofenac sodium may accelerate pain relief, according to a study published...

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Inflation is putting Americans' health at risk, with nearly two in five struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll....

Uveitis in Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis : Occurrence and Risk Factors

Aug 09, 2022

Data are scarce on uveitis in juvenile psoriatic arthritis (JPsA), a subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The frequency and risk factors for JPsA-associated uveitis are discussed (JPsA-U). ...

Coping Patterns of Fibromyalgia Patients: Impact of FTI Program

Aug 09, 2022

The physical and mental symptoms of fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome include pain, tiredness, and sleep issues. The mental symptoms include sadness, mental weariness, and a sense of hopelessness. Problem-or...

Recommendations Issued for Medical Response to Mass Shootings

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In an article published online July 18 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, recommendations are presented for the medical and surgical manage...

Just 8 Percent of Americans Lack Health Insurance, a Record Low

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans without health insurance continues to drop, reaching 8 percent in 2022 -- a record low. That leaves about 26 million people living i...

AMA: Nine in 10 Americans Want Their Health Info Kept Private

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine in 10 Americans believe that medical privacy is a right and their health data should not be for sale, a new survey from the American Medical ...

Dizziness, Vertigo Linked to Increased Risk for Migraine

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Vestibular symptoms, including dizziness and vertigo, are associated with an increased risk for migraine, according to a study published online June 30 in F...

Limited English Proficiency Tied to Worse Access to Health Care

Aug 01, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In adults, limited English proficiency (LEP) is associated with worse access to care, according to a study published online July 26 in the Journal of General I...

Preset Opioid Rx May Not Impact Pain Control After Tonsillectomy

Jul 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A lower default number of doses for opioid prescriptions in electronic health record systems does not appear to impact pain control among teens and young...

Parental Leave Does Not Impact Residents' Subsequent Board Scores

Jul 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Taking extended leave during residency for parental or medical leave does not appear to impact subsequent board scores, according to a study published in t...

Parental Leave Does Not Impact Residents' Subsequent Board Scores

Jul 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Taking extended leave during residency for parental or medical leave does not appear to impact subsequent board scores, according to a study published in t...

Minority Dialysis Patients Report Unmet Supportive Care Needs

Jul 27, 2022

MONDAY, July 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Asian American or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander patients and Black patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis are more likely to report a range o...

Mislabeling Common With OTC Topical Cannabis Products

Jul 27, 2022

MONDAY, July 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-fourth of hemp-derived topical cannabinoid products are accurately labeled, according to a study published online July 20 in JAMA Network Open.Tory R...