Category: August 2019

How Do You Define Pain?

Posted on August 18, 2019 by Ed Coghlan When you try to describe it to your doctor, how you describe it could vary—dramatically—from how another patient might. The International Association of Pain is looking to shrink that difference—and you can help. The IASP Definition of Pain Task Force is asking for written comments on the…

Congress Needs an Opioid Intervention

J. RICH | From the November 2018 Issue (GeorgePeters/iStock)  In an effort to “combat the opioid crisis” in America, Congress is calling for a slate of governmental interventions that have been tried, tested, and shown to cause more harm. In June, the U.S. House of Representatives passed 50 bills, with more to come, that throw billions of…