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Quantity of Opioids Prescribed Postop Linked to Consumption

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 — The quantity of opioids prescribed after surgery is associated with patient-reported opioid consumption, according to a study published online Nov. 7 in JAMA Surgery. Ryan Howard, M.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues conducted a retrospective, population-based analysis of opioids prescribed and consumed across 33 health […]

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Jump Into Plyometrics — the Exercises to Power Muscles

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 — Plyometrics isn’t a new technique, but it’s getting renewed attention because of its value as a training tool, the American Council on Exercise explains. Its original name, jump training, describes its focus. Movements are similar to those used in downhill skiing, basketball and even tennis. So it’s a great way […]