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IPA Welcomes Dr. Kristian Delgado

Dr. Delgado is a Texas native that received his undergraduate degree and attended graduate school at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is well versed in both acute and chronic pain and has been treating pain both as a civilian physician and a United States Army Officer for a decade. Dr Delgado is very passionate about the Texas community and the care of Veterans and their families.

He joined Integrated Pain Associates to practice with a multidisciplinary, collaborative team sharing the goal of reducing the patients’ pain therefore improving their quality of life.

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DEA’s National Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday, April 29

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day—set for this Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time—will once again see communities across the country joining with law enforcement to help remove unwanted and potentially dangerous medications from medicine cabinets across the United States.

People can call the DEA’s Registration Call Center at (800) 882-9539 or click here for collection sites in their area. The website will be continuously updated with new take-back locations.

Source: Pain Medicine News
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FDA nominee says nation’s opioid crisis is as serious as Ebola, Zika threats

Scott Gottlieb, the physician and entrepreneur who is President Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration, told senators Wednesday that the nation’s opioid crisis is a “public health emergency on the order of Ebola and Zika” and requires dramatic action by the agency and the rest of government.

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