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Medical Marijuana for Pain: What the Evidence Shows
Whether marijuana use should be legalized is a subject worthy for debate. It is unfair, however, for patients who have real health problems to be misled into believing that there is a magical cure.
Will Medical Cannabis Work for Me?
Chronic pain from failed back surgery is notoriously difficult to manage. Might medical marijuana hold promise?
A Marijuana Paradox: 3 Questions
Marijuana can be a valuable therapeutic tool for the nausea and vomiting that accompany chemotherapy, but it also can cause hyperemesis.
Oral Steroids for Acute Radiculopathy?
Would you consider oral steroids for a patient with acute radiculopathy due to a herniated disc? What's the clinical evidence of benefit?
What Rx for Twisted Ankle Pain?
The 35-year-old man is a new patient for you. He says he was given Vicodin when he had a similar injury a number of years ago. How do you proceed?
NSAIDs Affect Fertility of Women With Musculoskeletal Pain
NSAIDs may impair fertility in women with mild musculoskeletal pain. Damage is reversible once NSAIDs are discontinued, according to a new study.
HZV and PHN: Quiz on Dx and Tx
When are antiviral drugs appropriate to treat "shingles" and what is the first-line treatment for post-infection pain?
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