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Chronic Pain That's Not All in Your Head

Five little words we women hope we'll never hear again in a doctor's office: It's all in your head. Yet that's exactly what was heard for decades when women reported experiencing widespread pain lasting months and accompanied by sleep disturbances, headache, even mood and memory issues. Today, that chronic pain condition has not only been given a name but is finally recognized as a legitimate medical condition: Fibromyalgia.
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Why Smoking Can Be Good For You

If e-cigarettes were approved, they could be allowed for use by those suffering with serious psychiatric disorders in hospital. Those devices might help alleviate some of the deficits associated with schizophrenia, reduce the health risks of cigarette smoking, and allow for patients to smoke in hospital without the need to be allowed off the ward.
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Thanks.. But No Spanks

OTTAWA - The Canadian Medical Association Journal says it's time to do away with the Criminal Code's so-called spanking law.A strongly worded editorial in the journal Tuesday calls for the repeal of S...