Older Adults

Sources of Misused Opioids in Older Adults

Sources of Misused Opioids in Older Adults

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Recent physician-prescribed opioids represent the main source of provenance of the drug in individuals age ≥65 years who misuse them.

Joint and Back Pain May Not Be Associated With Rainfall

Joint and Back Pain May Not Be Associated With Rainfall

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Rainfall may not be associated with joint or back pain in older Medicare beneficiaries.

SAMHSA: Opioid Abuse Rates Up Among Older Adults

SAMHSA: Opioid Abuse Rates Up Among Older Adults

While opioid abuse among young adults had decreased, abuse rates in adults 50 years and older has doubled, from 1.1 to 2.0%.

Physical Activity as a Pain Modulator?

Physical Activity as a Pain Modulator?

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Differences in levels of physical activity intensity in older adults correspond to differences in pain modulation.

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