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Strong Evidence on the Positive Health Effects of Yogurt
Strong Evidence on the Positive Health Effects of Yogurt
Studies show that nutrient-dense yogurt may benefit individuals with lactose intolerance, constipation and diarrheal diseases, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.
Q&A With Gary Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAN, of the University of Washington: The Opioid Epidemic: Where Do We Go From Here?
The opioid epidemic began nearly 30 years ago and since that time small steps have been taken to reverse its effects. The question remains whether too much damage has already been done to fix the problems in a timely manner.
Q&A With Gary Franklin, MD, MPH, FAAN, of the University of Washington: The Opioid Epidemic: Where Did it Begin
For many years the dangers of opioid addiction have been well known. Taking the steps needed to reverse its impact has been slower in taking hold across the country.
IBS Care Varies Widely Across the Country
Study results show significant regional variations in the types of procedures and tests administered and the number of prescriptions written for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), as well as in the number of emergency department visits and hospital admissions.
FDA Approves Movantik for the Treatment of Opioid-induced Constipation
Movantik (naloxegol), an oral peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist, has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic non-cancer pain.
The Newest Addition to the Pain Management Arsenal: Targiniq ER
Abuse-deterrent properties, identical efficacy for pain relief, reversal of opioid-induced constipation, and theoretical tolerance mitigation may give Targiniq ER an interesting advantage over other oral opioids.

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