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Distraught mother: 'All they were doing was overmedicating him'

Distraught mother: 'All they were doing was overmedicating him'

A 36-year-old Iraq war veteran was being treated for traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and back injuries with more than 27 different medications when he died unexpectedly, according to his mother.

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Absarokee woman seeks $72,000 surgery to alleviate debilitating 'suicide disease'

Absarokee woman seeks $72,000 surgery to alleviate debilitating 'suicide disease'

ABSAROKEE — Imagine a pain so brutal and relentless that it feels like you’ve been punched in the face — for days. It is a pain so debilitating that it hurts to wash your face or even get a kiss on the cheek.

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Former drug abuser: 'I just couldn’t believe what I had done with my kids'

Former drug abuser: 'I just couldn’t believe what I had done with my kids'

Weak from a lingering illness, Elisha Finley blacked out and tumbled, severely injuring her shoulder.

December 29, 2013 6:00 am Video Photos

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Battle scars: Casper woman survives flesh-eating disease

CASPER, Wyo. -- It started with a cut no wider than a pencil.

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Panel presentation set on pain management

A Pain Management with Cancer Patients panel presentation is set for Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mansfield Center, 2900 12th Ave. N. in the Burns East Room.

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Eike ‘going out strong' with Battlin' Bears

Eike ‘going out strong' with Battlin' Bears

You have to admire the spirited play of Callie (Kautzmann) Eike.

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Miles City man says he shot himself in the leg as "last resort"

Miles City man says he shot himself in the leg as "last resort"

Tim Miller, a 48-year-old man who shot himself in the leg outside of the hospital in Miles City on Monday, is recovering at a Billings hospital and said the incident happened because he didn't know what else to do.

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Wyoming governor endures back pain this week

Wyoming governor endures back pain this week

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Gov. Matt Mead is nursing a sore lower back this week.

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Lewistown rancher gets orthopedic advice about arthritis

Q. I am an active 63 year old rancher and I have progressive pain and swelling in my right hand middle finger. The pain and swelling involves the big knuckle. It is difficult to make a fist and the pain even wakes me up at night. Is there anything I can do to reduce the pain and still allow…

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Plastic Surgery: Pain, illness among the hardest of human experiences to understand

You’re familiar with the following phenomenon if you have run or coached cross-country or track:

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depression

depression

teenage girl siting against wall in a depressed state

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Can infrared body treatment wrap up weight loss?

Can infrared body treatment wrap up weight loss?

At age 17, Tasha Mack underwent breast reduction surgery. She was a satisfied customer.

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Treatment for pain divides physicians

Treatment for pain divides physicians

Dr. William Witt, a pain management specialist, treats Patsy Florence in his medical office in Lexington, Ky., on July 29. Witt does not prescribe narcotics for chronic pain because he says no studies show improved function and pain relief beyond six months.

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Treatment for pain divides physicians

Treatment for pain divides physicians

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Many doctors are wrestling with questions of how and when to treat thousands of legitimate patients who need pain medications.

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