Opioid Sparing Pathway promotes non-narcotic approach to pain management
There are very few societal issues that have caught widespread attention more than the opioid crisis. For years, opioid-based drugs have been administered to patients during and after surgery for their effectiveness in eliminating pain. But the negative effects of these drugs, pharmaceutical derivatives of heroin, can range from nausea to dependency.
In an effort to combat the opioid crisis, two members of the South County Health medical staff, anesthesiologist, Henry Cabrera, MD, and orthopedic surgeon, Michael Bradley, MD, have acknowledged the problem and are doing something about it, without sacrificing patients' outcomes or experience.
90 percent of new colon cancer cases occur in people who are 50 or older. Those with a first-degree relative (parent, sibling, or offspring) who has colon cancer have 2-3 times the risk of developing the disease. Take action and receive the necessary screenings you need to stay healthy.
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Health eCooking: Glazed Pork Roast
Marinate the pork loin the night before and you can have this satisfying Glazed Pork Roast ready in about an hour. While the roast is in the oven, sauté some spinach for a quick, healthy side dish.