Georgia lawmakers recently approved a bill that will target unregulated pain management clinics in the state. Under the new law, pain clinics will have to be owned by physicians and licensed by the state's medical board. The bill defines pain clinics as practices where at least half of the patients are seeking chronic pain treatments.
Alzheimer's disease can be one of the most heartbreaking afflictions for a person to be forced to face in their lifetime. Whether it happens directly to a person or to a beloved family member, the steady decay of brain function, basic skills, and memory loss that the condition brings on is immediately and extensively debilitating.
Lance Armstrong recently confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs during all seven of his Tour de France wins -- including human growth hormone, erythropoietin, and blood transfusions.