Tag Archives: Doctors

Viewpoints: People In Serious Pain Are Latest Victims Of Opioid Crisis; Statins Can’t Do It Alone. Doctors Need To Be Asking Patients More Questions.

Editorial pages focus on these health issues and others. Los Angeles Times: One Of Us Was A Pain Patient Saved By Opioids, The Other Was An Addict. We Both Deserve A Solution Opioids have figured prominently in both our lives. For Kate, they were a lifeline after a surgical mishap left her unable to sit,… Read More »

Opioid Rxs Decreasing, But Not for All Doctors

WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 — Doctors may be pulling out their prescription pads less often for opioid medications, but not everyone’s on the same page yet. New research found that initial prescriptions for the addictive painkillers have dropped by around 50 percent. “The good news is that we’re making progress curtailing prescription opioids, but we… Read More »

Doctors warn against 'vaginal scraping' procedure to 'remove traces of an ex'

Doctors have warned women of the dangers of undergoing ‘vaginal scraping’ procedures to ‘remove traces’ of former partners. Numerous experts have spoken out against the practice, highlighting the potential risks involved. Dr Jen Gunter, gynaecologist, obstetrician and author of The Vagina Bible, said to Refinery29 that women should “never, ever have their vagina scraped”. She… Read More »