paincare

People don’t “get over” needle fear. Without FluMist, we need needle-free options

When I lecture on needle fear, someone – a scientist, a doctor, a public health policy guru –...

To avoid opioid addiction, face pain like a dancer

In retrospect, we were an addicted nation waiting to happen.  Not from a self-indulgent culture,...

MMJ Labs receives patent for pain control and increased blood flow

MMJ Labs, LLC, a medical device manufacturer and global innovator in pain management, is pleased...

Pain and the Pendulum – 5 ways the opioid panic could evolve pain management

“The greatest evil is physical pain.” – St. Augustine Physical pain is intertwined with...

DistrACTION® Cards: Because Kids Already Know Shots Hurt

As a pediatrician, I have a confession to make. I’m ashamed to admit that in residency...

Last Call – Why I Quit Practicing Medicine Today

Yesterday I had my last night on call, working in a busy ED until 2am. Today is my...

Lessons about Labs – Theranos, Buzzy, and the Grail of Painless Phlebotomy

In 2014, Elizabeth Holmes and I both shared a San Francisco TEDMED stage for the same reason – we...

Why healthcare execs should care about the first needle-phobia pancreas transplant

After years of waiting, 55 year old Sue York recently received a pancreas transplant...

510K FDA Clearance Press Release

Atlanta, GA – MMJ Labs LLC, the world leader in non-invasive reusable pain relief...

Five FUN facts about flu – SPOILER ALERT: Ferrets!

This week is National Influenza Vaccination week (intentionally chosen because flu...

Value Analysis Topical Anesthetics – Buzzy for the win!

Getting buy in to new methods can be difficult – when value collides with complacency...

5 best and newest tips to relieve vaccine pain

Canadian scientists have long been on the forefront of reducing unnecessary pain. Dr....