| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Ever have dental work done on you without novacaine or laughing gas? Me neither. Wimps and tough-guys alike will find humor and pain-free entertainment in This Won't Hurt a Bit! A History of Pain Relief, an informative new exhibit running at the...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:46 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — As Josh Tutwiler plummeted through the fall Missouri air, the sheer rock face racing past and the ledge from which he fell rapidly receding, he felt his conscious mind split in two.
On one side, memories and experiences zipped...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:42 PM
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A man held two pregnant pharmacy workers at gunpoint Wednesday after demanding powerful prescription painkillers in a note.
Karmen Sefyan, owner of Arianna Medical Pharmacy in Glendale, and a co-worker were alone just after noon inside...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former abortion clinic worker capped the five-week murder trial of her former boss with powerful testimony that she saw more than 10 babies breathe before they were killed.
"I thought they were breathing," Kareema Cross...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A recording of the discussion among emergency personnel related to Paris Jackson’s apparent suicide attempt last week has been released to the media.
In the recordings, obtained by the Associated Press, paramedics are told Michael Jackson’...
| Apr 9, 2013
It's not enough that medical insurance companies want to dictate how much and what kind of treatment our illnesses deserve.
Now legislators and law enforcement agencies are butting in, trying to curtail the use of high-powered painkillers because too...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I live in chronic pain. No one is sure why. I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen daily, but I'm still in pain. Can you recommend any vitamins to help me? — M.C., Dallas, Texas
Dear M.C.: I'm sorry you are going through this. Luckily,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
An Orange County pain specialist already in the spotlight over deaths from prescription medications has racked up another patient overdose death.
The coroner has ruled that Wayne Oviatt died in January of a mix of prescription drugs, including morphine,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For those who are able, exercising once or twice more weekly may alleviate some symptoms of a chronic pain condition without making joints feel worse, according to a new study.
Previous studies have found short-term benefits...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:23 PM
A rash of burglaries targeting pain killers at pharmacies in La Cañada Flintridge, Burbank and other foothill areas has authorities pushing for stores to find more secure ways to stock drugs. Last weekend, 15 bottles of the painkiller OxyContin were......
| Nov 15, 2012
If one doctor's prescriptions might be connected to the unnecessary deaths of multiple patients over several years, the state should be asking questions. Times reporters Scott Glover and Lisa Girion analyzed 3,733 prescription drug-related deaths in...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Years ago, when I was a student at Penn State, a NORML activist cornered me and tried to talk me into supporting the “legalize marijuana” cause. Keep in mind that this was many years before the state of California approved the use of medical...