US warns docs not to abruptly halt opioid pain treatment
U.S. health officials Tuesday warned doctors not to abruptly stop prescribing opioid painkillers to patients who are taking them for chronic pain ailments, such as backaches. The Food and Drug Administration said it will add advice to labels on how to taper opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin, Vicodin and dozens of ...
Swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23, citing chronic pain
Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23. She cites chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2½ years.She announced her plans Wednesday in a letter posted on ESPN.com .Franklin's success and bubbly personality made her a darling of the 2012 London Olympics. ...
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