ON PACKAGES, THE CDC REPORTED 52 NEW CASES OF SALMONELLA LINKED TO TURKEY PRODUCTS. 5:51 AM FOR PATIENTS WITH MIGRAINES IT’S OFTEN A WAITING GAME SUFFERING THROUGH DEBILITATING PAIN WHILE THE MEDICATION KICKS IN BUT RESEARCHERS IN MASSACHUSETTS ARE TESTING A NEW PATCH TO HELP PATIENTS GET RELIEF FASTER WITH LESS SIDE EFFECTS, WE HAVE THE DETAILS. GLENN BROWN HAS BEEN BATTLING MIGRAINES SINCE HE WAS A TEENAGER. A REALLY BAD, THRIVING HEADACHE, BEHIND MY EYES, SOMETIMES MODERATE AND SOMETIMES SEVERE. BETWEEN WORK, POST OFFICE AND THE KIDS LIFE IS BUSY. IF YOU HAVE A MIGRAINE YOU’RE OUT OF COMMISSION. WITH THREE OR FOUR ATTACKS A MONTH HE RELIES ON ORAL MIGRAINE MEDICATION WHICH CAN TAKE TIME TO WORK BUT HIS DOCTOR TOLD HIM ABOUT AN EXPERIMENTAL PATCH THAT COULD PROVIDE RELIEF QUICKER. THE MEDICATION TAKEN IN TABLET FORM DOESN’T REALLY GET ABSORBED RAPIDLY ENOUGH TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE HEADACHE RELIEF. THIS IS THE PATCH. SHOWING US HOW THE PATCH WORKS. THE SYSTEM USES TINY NEEDLES COATED WITH MEDICATION TO DELIVER A MIGRAINE DRUG INTO THE BLOODSTREAM. ONCE THE PATCH IS APPLIED TO THE SKIN THE MICRONEEDLES PENETRATE. GENERALLY NOT EVEN DEEP ENOUGH TO THE NERVE SO IT’S NOT PAINFUL. BUT DEEP ENOUGH TO BRING THE MEDICATION INTO THE CIRCULATION. HE’S BEEN USING THE PATCH FOR SIX MONTHS AND HE SAYS IT’S PROVIDING RELIEF IN 20 TO 45 MINUTES AND HE DOESN’T FEEL AS SLUGGISH. AND MAKES A HUGE DIFFERENCE, YOU CAN GET BACK TO YOUR DAY AND WHATEVER YOU ARE DOING. RESEARCHERS SAY PATIENTS ARE TOLERATING THE SYSTEM WELL

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