How a brain gets hooked on opioids

BY NSIKAN AKPAN AND JULIA GRIFFIN October 09, 2017 at 06:31 PM EDT Pain and pleasure rank among nature's strongest motivators, but when mixed, the two can become irresistible. This is how opioids brew a potent and deadly addiction in the brain. Societies have coveted the euphoria and pain relief

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Changes in Medicine affecting the Doctor-Patient relationship

Medicine today and the paradigm of medicine has changed drastically.  Years ago, a doctor took care of a patient and the sacrosanct relationship of doctor to patient was paramount.  Based on that was trust.  A family if two or three generations was taken care of by a doctor who also

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Back-braces-Dr. Nordt

Blast from the Past. Dr. Nordt educating nurses on back braces

Dr. Nordt is not only a very gifted spine surgeon, he is also a wonderful teacher. In this video from 2005, Dr. Nordt regularly volunteered his free time to educate medical students, nurses, and medical staff on important areas of patient care. In this video recorded at Doctors Hospital in

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