Publication date: 
Sat., Jul. 27, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Some medications, driving are dangerous duo

FDA is reminding consumers that some medicine labels warn to not operate heavy machinery while taking them, which includes driving a car. These prescription and OTC products can cause adverse effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dizziness, slowed movement, fainting, inability to focus, nausea, and excitability. Read more...

Publication date: 
Fri., May. 10, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

HHS Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations

On May 10, the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, voted on its final recommendations and published the Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations,  which emphasize the importance of providing balanced, individualized, patient-centered pain management to ensure better clinical outcomes for pain that improve quality of life and functionality for patients. The group recommended a broad framework of approaches for treating acute and chronic pain. 

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