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An estimated 20 to 40 percent of cancer patients receiving certain types of chemotherapy treatments may experience debilitating pain. The pain can cause a number of symptoms including tingling, numbness, a shooting or burning sensation and even sensitivity to temperature. A new study examined whether the...
With medical care costs continuing to rise, recent attempts to reduce emergency department use have occurred in some states and Medicaid programs. One approach is to deny or limit payment for an emergency department visit if the discharge diagnosis is classified as a "nonemergency" condition. A new study...
Many smokers are often concerned about gaining weight after they quit. For those with type 2 diabetes gaining weight after stopping smoking can potentially make their disease worse and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Weight control is a key factor in managing diabetes and preventing heart attack...