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The pain-reliever acetaminophen (also known as paracetomol) is one of the best-selling over-the-counter medications, used by more than 200 million Americans a year. It is sold under many brand names, including Tylenol, and is an ingredient in nearly 200 medications, both over-the-counter (such as Excedrin, Midol, NyQuil, and Sudafed) and prescription (such as Vicodin).
Are patients with a history of MIS-C at increased risk of adverse reactions from COVID-19 vaccination?

Are patients with a history of MIS-C at increased risk of adverse reactions from COVID-19 vaccination?

New fentanyl vaccine could prevent deadly opioid from entering the brain

New fentanyl vaccine could prevent deadly opioid from entering the brain

RSV and kids: What you need to know

RSV and kids: What you need to know

New study highlights how pain management practices are changing after surgery

New study highlights how pain management practices are changing after surgery

Analgesic use after COVID-19 vaccination does not negatively affect antibody responses

Analgesic use after COVID-19 vaccination does not negatively affect antibody responses

Orthopedic surgery patients can recover just as well without using opioid-based painkillers

Orthopedic surgery patients can recover just as well without using opioid-based painkillers

Acetaminophen use during pregnancy associated with sleep, attention problems in children

Acetaminophen use during pregnancy associated with sleep, attention problems in children

Monkeypox infection in a smallpox-vaccinated patient

Monkeypox infection in a smallpox-vaccinated patient

COVID-19 drugs persist through wastewater treatment, may negatively affect aquatic organisms

COVID-19 drugs persist through wastewater treatment, may negatively affect aquatic organisms

Review of ERAS programs in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery shows improved patient outcomes

Review of ERAS programs in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery shows improved patient outcomes

What are the clinical characteristics and complications of patients with a monkeypox infection?

What are the clinical characteristics and complications of patients with a monkeypox infection?

Tiny, touch-based sensor rapidly detects lithium levels from sweat on the surface of a fingertip

Tiny, touch-based sensor rapidly detects lithium levels from sweat on the surface of a fingertip

Carbon monoxide foam in the fight against inflammation

Carbon monoxide foam in the fight against inflammation

Study finds asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection induced comparable memory B cell responses to mild symptomatic infection in young adults

Study finds asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection induced comparable memory B cell responses to mild symptomatic infection in young adults

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Prescribing lower quantities of opioids may effectively control postoperative pain after knee surgery

Prescribing lower quantities of opioids may effectively control postoperative pain after knee surgery

Low-cost intervention could easily be used to right-size opioid prescribing after surgery

Low-cost intervention could easily be used to right-size opioid prescribing after surgery

What you need to know about monkeypox

What you need to know about monkeypox

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

The impact of NSAIDs on COVID-19 severity

The impact of NSAIDs on COVID-19 severity