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OAKLAND, Calif.  | Klay Thompson plays through pain in Game 2 win for Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Draymond Green saw Klay Thompson limping on his tender left ankle a day before Game 2 of the NBA Finals and quickly texted Nick Young to tell him the Golden State Warriors would need big minutes from the backup. But Golden State’s most durable player and understated star once again managed to … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif.  | Klay Thompson plays through pain in Game 2 win for Warriors

Bears burned in California wildfires go holistic for pain

SAN FRANCISCO/January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires, although one patient — a 5-month-old mountain lion — did keep eating his fish-skin and corn-husk bandages, vets at the University of California, Davis said Wednesday. Rescuers brought two adult bears, … Continue reading Bears burned in California wildfires go holistic for pain

Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs

(STL.News) Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on just over-the-counter ibuprofen. The reason may be the yellowish goo smeared on her 18-inch wound as she lay on the … Continue reading Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs