Tag Archives: People

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 »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Availability of NHS cannabis will be limited to just a few people

The new reclassification of ­cannabis for medical use means it can be prescribed on the NHS. If only that were ­entirely true. The reality is few people are likely to get a script for medical cannabis, according to a BMJ editorial. The potential demand for medical cannabis in the UK is considerable. A poll found… Read More »