Hair Relaxers Not Linked With Breast Cancer Risk
A new study has found that chemical relaxers
used to straighten hair are not associated with an increased risk of developing breast cancer among African-American women.
can enter the body through cuts or lesions in the scalp. These products are not fully monitored by the Food...
Erase Pain in Mere Minutes
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To relieve pain, traditional remedies involve strong anti-inflammatory
drugs or muscle relaxers
-- many of which have scores of side effects that
pain sufferers desperate for relief simply must contend with. What's more,
the majority of these med...
Kansas Doctor Charged in Deadly Prescription Drug Overdoses
...hat patients were abusing, diverting or becoming addicted to
the medications, the indictment says. And they continued prescribing pain
killers, muscle relaxers
and other medications outside the course of usual
medical practice and not for legitimate medical purpose.
Four patients died as a direct result o...
Experts Issue Guidelines on Treating Low Back Pain
...ement. "Acetaminophen, for example, is very safe but might not be effective. NSAIDs have gastrointestinal and cardiovascular risks. Opioids and muscle relaxers
can provide relief for those with severe pain, but their potential benefits and risks should be weighed carefully."
"Patients who prefer not to tak...