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Non-Military Medically Evacuated Personnel from Iraq, Afghanistan More Likely to Return to Duty, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Researcher Says

Compared to military members, non-military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan were more likely to be evacuated with non-war injuries, but more likely to return to duty, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin researcher.

Pain is often undertreated or untreated, sometimes leading to harmful side effects, researchers say

Pain is often undertreated or untreated, sometimes leading to harmful side effects, researchers say

Let's talk about pain. Dull, sharp, aching, gnawing, stinging, nagging, throbbing, pounding, shooting, stabbing, radiating, searing, tearing, pinching, suffocating, splitting, crushing, wrenching, I-can't-stand-it-anymore agonizing pain. The fact is pain is often undertreated in this country and many people suffer unnecessarily, say University of Texas at Austin researchers. Dr. Scott Strassels of the College of Pharmacy…   » Continue Reading