Archive for March, 2012

  • Opioids Shown to Promote Cancer Cell Growth

    Medications developed to help cancer and postoperative patients deal with chronic pain could lead to added complications. Aside from the dependency risk associated with opioids, two studies, along with a commentary featured in an issue of the Anesthesiology, cancer growth could be propelled with the use of opioids. Read More…

The Pain of Addiction

Vicodin addiction often starts innocently enough. Most people start taking Vicodin or other pain medications after surgery or an injury. But then they can’t stop. They need more to get the same pain relief. They start doctor shopping to get more pills. And the cycle continues until it takes over their lives.