opiates

The perils of a potent painkiller: my stupid run-in with Tramadol

Prescription painkillers are now more widely used in the United States than tobacco, the Washington Post reported this month. Thirty-five…

The case against opioid painkillers has just got stronger

People who use certain prescription painkillers increase their risk of heart-related deaths, according to a report published in the Journal…

Opioid painkillers ‘show little benefit for back pain’

Common and regularly prescribed painkillers are ineffective against back pain, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal…