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Health Canada mandates warning sticker on all prescription opioids

Starting in October, all prescription opioids must carry a warning sticker about potential adverse effects and pharmacists will be required to provide information handouts to consumers about the potent narcotics.

New research ranks the effectiveness of nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis

According to a network meta-analysis research article published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the NSAID naproxen was ranked most effective in individual knee OA treatment for improving both pain and function, and is considered a relatively safe and low-cost treatment method.

More than relaxation? Saunas may be linked to lower stroke risk

Taking frequent saunas may be linked to a lower risk of stroke, according to a study published in an online issue of eurology. The study was conducted in Finland, where saunas originated and nearly every home has one.
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Protecting patient data

Hospitals, doctors’ offices and other clinics are at risk of hacking because most systems contain electronic health records (EHRs) full of valuable data – such as social security numbers, birth dates, and billing and health information. » Read more...