Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
New Medical Marijuana Patch Fights PainExperts say it all starts with a conversation with your doctor to find out if you're eligible for treatment.
Kirk Wants Crackdown On Doctors Who Enable Painkiller AbuseU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is introducing legislation to crack down on doctors who overprescribe painkillers that get abused by teens.
Cops: Pharmacy Tech Admits To Big Painkillers TheftShe allegedly sold hydrocodone pills to a friend for $2 each.