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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Pop Out Colorful ‘Skittle’ Cysts from a Patient’s Forehead

Otto Greule JrGetty Images In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper extracts a series of Skittle-sized steatocystomas from a patient’s forehead. The contents of the steatocystomas in this video vary in color, with one taking on a yellow color and the other a red color. Steatocystomas are noncancerous cysts that grow in the skin’s… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

Canada sours on its drug system just as Trump looks to import from it

Just as the Trump administration is planning to let states import prescription drugs from Canada, the United States’s northern neighbors have grown impatient with their own high drug prices. Canada is enmeshed in a drug pricing war. Canadians are paying among the highest prices in the world for drugs, prompting lawmakers to consider a major… Read More »

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

The Friday Breeze Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend. Happy Friday! Hope everyone had a lovely, restful Thanksgiving. And here’s your periodic (and I’m sure very appreciated and not at all tiresome) reminder not to… Read More »