News & Updates

Call Out the Imbalance in Current Policy Making for Pain Management and Prescription Opioid Use

by Myra Christopher, Director, PAINS Project In July, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) released a “consensus study report” titled Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic:  Balancing Societal and Individual Benefits and Risks of Prescription Opioid Use. Richard...

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Fibro Fog: Tips for Communicating

Published by ProHealth Ask anyone who knows me and they will say that I like to talk. I always have. I’ve been going through old pictures, report cards, etc., and it’s no surprise that every year the Teacher's notes say “Melissa likes to socialize too much.” If I...

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Brain Markers May Impact Widespread Pain

Published by PsychCentral Does widespread pain stem from the brain? A new study suggests it does. Pain is the most common reason people seek medical care, according to the National Institutes of Health. “Sometimes we can easily pinpoint what is causing a person pain,”...

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I Am an Addict

Published by Pain News Network I am an addict. I admit it and I'm not ashamed of it. I am addicted to life. I am addicted to minimal pain. I am addicted to doing laundry, washing dishes, cleaning the house, cooking, and taking out the trash. I am addicted to grocery...

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