Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bring On the Exercise, Hold the Painkillers

Phys Ed By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Taking ibuprofen and related over-the-counter painkillers could have unintended and worrisome consequences for people who vigorously exercise. These popular medicines, known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, work by suppressing inflammation. But according to two … Continue reading

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For Millions, Life Without Medicaid Services Is No Option

Frances Isbell, 24, who has spinal muscular atrophy, is finishing law school at the University of Alabama. A personal care assistant she gets through Medicaid made her education possible. Melissa Golden for The New York Times By ABBY GOODNOUGH July 1, 2017 … Continue reading

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$45 Billion to Fight Opioid Abuse? That’s Much Too Little, Experts Say

  Dakota Dishman, a police officer in Huntington, W.Va., searched the belongings of a woman suspected of using heroin in April. The state is among those hard hit by the opioid crisis. Brendan Smialowski / Agence France-Presse — Getty Images … Continue reading

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