|Dozens Of Doctors, Medical Workers Arrested For Prescribing Painkillers For Cash, Sex|
Added: 17.04.2019 19:01 | 18 views | 0 comments
The United States Department of Justice said more than 60 doctors, pharmacists, medical professionals, and others were being charged on Wednesday with alleged opioid pushing and health care fraud, according to National Public Radio. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said the case involves more than 350,000 prescriptions for controlled substances and more than 32 million pills, which would be a dose for "every man, woman and child" across Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and West Virginia. Prosecutors said the doctors would trade sex for prescriptions and the accused included one dentist who unnecessarily pulled teeth from patients to justify prescribing them opioids. The...
|Sleep Apnea: Oral appliance could help you (and your partner) sleep better|
Added: 16.04.2019 23:18 | 18 views | 0 comments
Researchers measured a novel treatment for sleep apnea and found positive results. By measuring patients lying down flat, the researchers stimulated sleep conditions and measured the patient's airways using 3D imaging. The study confirmed that the treatment is effective at opening the airways and warrants further collaboration between dentists and doctors in treatment of sleep apnea.