TUESDAY, May 21, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Many kids can get an occasional upset tummy, but what if your child’s stomachaches are more persistent? Dr. David Ziring, associate director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s in Los Angeles, offers up possible diagnoses that doctors shouldContinue Reading

FRIDAY, March 29, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Some pain-relieving skin products contain potentially harmful doses of the numbing agent lidocaine and should be avoided, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. These creams, gels, sprays and soaps are marketed for topical use to relieve the pain of cosmetic procedures likeContinue Reading

SATURDAY, March 9, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Endometriosis causes crippling pain in women, with some spending up to a month of every year debilitated by it. “We’re talking about pain that’s beyond ‘I took two ibuprofen and went to work,’” said Dr. Kristin Riley, chief of minimally invasive gynecologic surgeryContinue Reading

FRIDAY, March 8, 2024 (HealthDay News) — It’s well known that long-acting opioid meds raise the odds for addiction in users — including folks dealing with pain after an orthopedic surgery. Now, new research suggests that patients fare just as well if doctors prescribe less risky immediate-release opioids following aContinue Reading