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Val Jones

Spokane, WA
Blogger, Getting Better With Dr. Val

Medical Director of Admissions, St Luke's Rehabilitation Institute. Founder of Better Health, LLC: Smart health commentary.

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Opioids for chronic back and arthritis pain: not as effective as Tylenol and NSAIDs, more side effects. 
Retiring early from medicine: Is it ethical? (I'm not author, we share same name).  via @kevinmd
At the @AAPMR meeting in Chicago! We are discussing ways to get more physiatrists engaged in academy events and initiatives. Can Twitter help?
Beware the TV doctor: "Close to 80% of the recommendations on both 'Dr. Oz' and 'The Doctors' did not align with evidence-based medical guidelines, society recommendations, or authority statements." 
Why AR-15 semi-automatic rifles are not like handguns: "The high-velocity bullet causes a swath of tissue damage that extends several inches from its path. It does not have to actually hit an artery to damage it and cause catastrophic bleeding." 
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