Tomorrow, on October 1, health insurance exchanges nationwide will begin signing up people for health insurance which will become effective in 2014. In many ways, tomorrow is a landmark day in the country’s history. Continue reading
Adults in a residential addiction treatment center had high rates of prescription opioid use for reasons other than pain relief, according to a recent article in Clinical Psychiatry News referencing a study published in Continue reading
There is a new challenger to Joe Camel on the block and his name is El Cig. Electronic cigarettes are a relatively new development and are being used by some smokers as a substitute for tobacco cigarettes. They resemble cigarettes but Continue reading
A recent report from the BMJ investigated whether adding a TENS unit to usual primary care – advice, exercises, NSAIDS – improved the 6-week outcome of pain intensity. (Cortisone injections were discouraged for purposes of Continue reading
A recently published article in JAMA Psychiatry shows a 3-fold increased risk for type 2 diabetes in children treated with antipsychotic medications.
This was a retrospective cohort study involving Tennessee Medicaid Continue reading