Health Highlights: Aug. 11, 2022​ | Healthy Aging | tucson.com – Arizona Daily Star

When removing a big kidney stone, get the little ones, too. Doctors know there is a high likelihood that those stones could cause symptoms later on, and a new study confirms that removal reduces recurrence. Read more

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who has suffered through a large, painful kidney stone wants to avoid a repeat episode. Now a new trial confirms one preventive strategy: removing small “silent” stones before they cause trouble.

U.S. opioid prescriptions are declining. A new study that included cancer patients as well as people with chronic pain found that prescribing rates for the addictive analgesics have dropped. Read more

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The United States has an opioid epidemic, but there’s one bright spot in the fight against it: Prescriptions for these addictive drugs have declined for patients with private insurance.

Pandemic showed teacher’s key role in spotting child abuse. Teachers, who are frequently required by state law to report evidence of abuse, were no longer a means of support for children as COVID shuttered schools, new research found. Read more

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Teachers play a critical role in the early detection and reporting of child abuse, according to a new study that found school closures during the height of the pandemic may have meant that up to 8,000 reports of endangered children were missed.

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Health Highlights: Aug. 11, 2022​ | Healthy Aging | tucson.com – Arizona Daily Star

When removing a big kidney stone, get the little ones, too. Doctors know there is a high likelihood that those stones could cause symptoms later on, and a new study confirms that removal reduces recurrence. Read more

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who has suffered through a large, painful kidney stone wants to avoid a repeat episode. Now a new trial confirms one preventive strategy: removing small “silent” stones before they cause trouble.

U.S. opioid prescriptions are declining. A new study that included cancer patients as well as people with chronic pain found that prescribing rates for the addictive analgesics have dropped. Read more

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The United States has an opioid epidemic, but there’s one bright spot in the fight against it: Prescriptions for these addictive drugs have declined for patients with private insurance.

Pandemic showed teacher’s key role in spotting child abuse. Teachers, who are frequently required by state law to report evidence of abuse, were no longer a means of support for children as COVID shuttered schools, new research found. Read more

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Teachers play a critical role in the early detection and reporting of child abuse, according to a new study that found school closures during the height of the pandemic may have meant that up to 8,000 reports of endangered children were missed.

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