Oxycontin. Vicodin. Percocet. Opiates like these can make the agony of surgery or cancer more bearable. But potent painkillers come with serious risks—namely addiction and even death. And a new report finds more than half of hospital patients were given some opioid pain medications. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
From leaked records to medication mix-ups, it’s what you don’t know that can hurt you during your hospital stay. Read the full article in Men’s Health.
You might want to be choosy when it comes to your hospital. People with advanced head and neck cancer were 15 percent more likely to survive if they received care at high-volume hospitals (those that saw more patients with the same disease), according to new research in Cancer. Read the full article in Men’s Health News.