Posts Tagged ‘drugs’

The New Holistic Approach for Pain Management

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, Special Sections

Dr. Sanjay Bashki, a pain treatment specialist, said he looks for “red flags” to avoid addiction in his patients. By David Gibbons Pain management was pioneered by a Seattle anesthesiologist, Dr. John Bonica, in the 1970s, and its growth into an organized, accredited medical specialty was mostly shepherded by his colleagues in the field. So you would imagine these doctors to be masters of the numbing effects of various painkilling drugs. While this is [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter Council Speaker Responds to the Supreme Court Ruling on Obama’s Health Care Bill The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act 5-4 last Thursday. The decision will reportedly insure up to 30 million Americans who are currently uninsured. Council Speaker Christine Quinn expressed her happiness with the ruling in a statement released [&hellip
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Marijuana Shouldn’t Be a Crime

Written by NY Press on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

alan I used to turn down pot so I could someday run for Congress By Alan S. Chartock When I was a young man, I refused to smoke marijuana when offered the opportunity. I thought that it might interfere with my future career—at the time, I thought I might like to run for Congress and that [&hellip
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