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For 2 months, a 29-year-old man had pain and circular, soft swelling over the anterior left knee, superficial to the patellar ligament. Pain was minimal and associated with extension and flexion. He had been employed laying floor tile for 10 years.

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Whether marijuana use should be legalized is a subject worthy for debate. It is unfair, however, for patients who have real health problems to be misled into believing that there is a magical cure.

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Chronic pain from failed back surgery is notoriously difficult to manage. Might medical marijuana hold promise?

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Marijuana can be a valuable therapeutic tool for the nausea and vomiting that accompany chemotherapy, but it also can cause hyperemesis.

Would you consider oral steroids for a patient with acute radiculopathy due to a herniated disc? What's the clinical evidence of benefit?

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The 35-year-old man is a new patient for you. He says he was given Vicodin when he had a similar injury a number of years ago. How do you proceed?

The child’s episodic tantrum-like behavior and crying was only briefly soothed. Watch the video—is there a clue here to a diagnosis?

NSAIDs may impair fertility in women with mild musculoskeletal pain. Damage is reversible once NSAIDs are discontinued, according to a new study.

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