Going Beyond the Waiver

Going Beyond the Waiver

Medicated-assisted therapy is the primary way of treating opioid use disorder, when medications like methadone or buprenorphine are prescribed to reduce withdrawal symptoms. This raises an important question: Are Black patients less likely to receive buprenorphine during a visit or are they less likely to have access to a doctor with a waiver?

'Big Bang Theory' star Johnny Galecki is having a baby boy

'Big Bang Theory' star Johnny Galecki is having a baby boy

Galecki and Meyer, who first went public with their relationship in September, announced their baby news earlier this month in a heartfelt Instagram post.“We are absolutely over the moon to announce that we will soon be welcoming a little one into this crazy and wonderful world,” Galecki wrote.

'His only symptom was a sore knee - but I knew in my gut'

'His only symptom was a sore knee - but I knew in my gut'

That’s when his mum, Hayley Lahz rushed him to hospital.“He’s a tough kid , so I knew something was wrong, and I started to panic,” his mum told Kidspot .“It felt like waves of pain coming from the inside of my bone out,” Lachlan added.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Husband Brad Falchuk Gushes Over 'Bonus Daughter'

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Husband Brad Falchuk Gushes Over 'Bonus Daughter'

Gwyneth Paltrow wished her daughter, Apple, a happy 15th, and her husband, Brad Falchuk , chimed in with a sweet message of his own. The Goop creator shared a screenshot of a text message exchange as well, featuring “Apple approved birthday posts.”.

Moms as Wonder Drugs

Moms as Wonder Drugs

With those more serious things, he doesn’t stop crying when I pick him up, hug him, and tell him it’s okay. In spite of getting better after relaxing, my wife is still better at taking away our baby’s pain with her touch.

'This is what Mother's Day is like when you've lost a child'

'This is what Mother's Day is like when you've lost a child'

On one hand is the unbridled joy attached to spending time with my eldest son, the ethereal memories of Mother’s Days past, and on the other hand is that stark reminder of what will never be again.

Dismissing Parents and the Rejected (Adult) Child

Dismissing Parents and the Rejected (Adult) Child

Aisha learned from a young age that the only way she could escape her mother’s wrath and rejection was to acquiesce and appease her mother by apologizing and showing her understanding of how wrong she (Aisha) was.

Parenting Is a Gift To Be Valued and Nurtured

Parenting Is a Gift To Be Valued and Nurtured

One of the things I feel most passionate about is how we as parents have the ability to grow and become the most caring, empathic and loving role models for our children.

Cardi B Had Boob Job After Giving Birth to Daughter Kulture

Cardi B Had Boob Job After Giving Birth to Daughter Kulture

Cardi B had plastic surgery following the arrival of her now 9-month-old daughter, Kulture. “It makes me sad sometimes because it’s like, ‘Oh my gosh, all that traveling,'” Cardi told the outlet. “Oh, my God!” the new mom screamed when the baby girl spoke.

'I slipped and fell and my life changed forever'

'I slipped and fell and my life changed forever'

After eight years, I’d worked up to 14 pills a day, and I was also taking 1 ml of liquid morphine at night to sleep.

Jenna Bush Hager reveals she suffered an ectopic pregnancy before

Jenna Bush Hager reveals she suffered an ectopic pregnancy before

Jenna Bush Hager is overjoyed to be expecting her third child, but says she's all too familiar with the "pain" that comes with pregnancy complications and fertility struggles. Related: Jenna Bush Hager announces third child, a boy, on 'Today:' 'I'm very pregnant'.

What is ectopic pregnancy? Signs and symptoms to look out for

What is ectopic pregnancy? Signs and symptoms to look out for

"Usually women (with ectopic pregnancies) complain of a more constant pain," said Dr. Meera Garcia, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York.

Releasing the Burden of Moral Injury

Releasing the Burden of Moral Injury

I think about moral injury as persistent and pervasive moral pain—in other words, transgression-related psychological and emotional conflicts (and, in some cases, relationship and religious /spiritual problems) that occur over extended periods of time and interfere with multiple areas of a person’s life (e.g., marriage , parenting , friendships, work or school , leisure and recreation, self-care).

Marijuana for Insomnia?

Marijuana for Insomnia?

The use of medical marijuana does not improve sleep quality or reduce the severity of insomnia. Similar to currently available medications, nightly use of marijuana produces tolerance that requires higher and higher doses. Withdrawal from marijuana use is associated with poor sleep quality and insomnia.

'I felt every minute of my c-section and I'm traumatised'

'I felt every minute of my c-section and I'm traumatised'

Finally, she was told it was done and for Rhiannon the whole world paused and became quiet before she heard her baby daughter cry.“They went to put her on me, but I said, ‘I can’t hold her’ because I was shaking so violently it was taking over my body.

Best outdoor toys for kids: 23 cool toys for kids to get outside

Best outdoor toys for kids: 23 cool toys for kids to get outside

Whether your kids are playing a backyard game of catch or trying to beat the 1,333-foot record themselves, this colorful disc makes a fun outdoor toy. 13) Razor Turbo Jetts Electric Heel Wheels, $74 (usually $130), Amazon.

Here's what we need to stop saying to people with anxiety

Here's what we need to stop saying to people with anxiety

The other problem with it, is people don’t know what to say to someone who has it, but I can tell you what not to say, and that’s “but you’re so lucky” or “be grateful” or “you are blessed” with your life, children, whatever.

Teen's handmade graduation dress goes viral on Twitter

Teen's handmade graduation dress goes viral on Twitter

Gan designed the dress and sewed it with the help of her mom, Maricel Gan. Back in January, they had asked someone else to help make the gown, but it didn’t turn out the way they wanted — so they decided to start again from scratch, and do it all themselves .The gown is made of 13 yards of satin.

Swallowed batteries, coins, toys are sending thousands of kids to the ER

Swallowed batteries, coins, toys are sending thousands of kids to the ER

Overall, the rate of cases rose by 4.4% every year during the study period despite efforts to make toys, batteries and magnets safer for children.

What Makes Us Empathic?

What Makes Us Empathic?

That this occurs in the cingulate cortex, the very place in which humans activate their brain while they witness the pain of others, shows that rats and humans seem to share the basic biology of emotion sharing.

'I took my employer to court because of endometriosis'

'I took my employer to court because of endometriosis'

Sarah has endometriosis and was told over the years by numerous medical professionals it was unlikely she would fall pregnant, let alone carry a baby to term. Because of her endometriosis (endo), she took her employer, South Australia Police (SAPOL), to court for disability discrimination and harassment.

When Is It Good For You to Feel Miserable?

When Is It Good For You to Feel Miserable?

One of the useful ideas that Nesse describes is what evolutionary theorists call “ mismatch .” Sometimes a system was functional in the ancestral past, but is somehow being short-circuited by circumstances in the modern world.

Does Sleeping With a Pet Hurt Your Sleep?

Does Sleeping With a Pet Hurt Your Sleep?

Recently though, I reviewed a study looking at how pets in the bed can affect those suffering from pain. In the Shepard (2002) study, 53% of the participants who slept with a pet in the bedroom considered their sleep to be disturbed most nights.

A father paints his daughter as the Mona Lisa and her reaction is priceless

A father paints his daughter as the Mona Lisa and her reaction is priceless

Laurence Cheatham said he got the inspiration to paint this rendition of the Mona Lisa out of a conversation he had with his daughter. My daughter’s reaction to her Mona Lisa painting 🤩❤️ #artist #monalisa #daughter #art #painting #surprise #artistsoninstagram #paint #artwork #paintings #artofthedayA post shared by Laurence Cheatham (@thisissketch) on.

Pain Points: Family Stress When a Child has ADHD

Pain Points: Family Stress When a Child has ADHD

The IMPACT 1.0 rating scale was co-created by researchers and families using design thinking methods. One of the most compelling features of this study is the use of design thinking techniques, originally used in business and engineering, to co-create the IMPACT 1.0 rating scale with families.

'You had a C-section, I had a normal birth: Here's what I want to say to you'

'You had a C-section, I had a normal birth: Here's what I want to say to you'

I am sorry for how you're often made to feel like you're less of a mother because of the way you gave birth to your child. Like any mother, you just want to give birth so you can finally meet your baby.

Alienated parents share tattoos of their missing children

Alienated parents share tattoos of their missing children

Here, alienated parents share the tattoos they’ve made to keep their beloved children close to their hearts, as a way to remind themselves never to give up on loving that child, or hoping that one day they will be reunited.

Three Transformative Strategies to Empower You And Your Teen

Three Transformative Strategies to Empower You And Your Teen

Source: ihsanulhakim/DeviantArt. As the Dalai Lama once said, “Those who drive us the craziest are our best teachers.” While research and your grandmother agree that human happiness depends on the quality of our closest relationships, maintaining that connection with our teen can be challenging.

Professional photographer captures her own child's birth — see the stunning pics

Professional photographer captures her own child's birth — see the stunning pics

Megan Mattiuzzo is a professional photographer who set a truly amazing goal for herself — to capture the exact moment that her own child entered the world.

Things daughters wish their dads knew growing up

Things daughters wish their dads knew growing up

Not to use rubber bands in hair Yes, why did dads do that? You can play trains with your daughters Quite a few daughters said they wished their dad's disappointment at not having a son didn't cloud things.

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