Category: NOVEMBER 2019

Rachel Zoffness Ph.D. Pain, Explained Is It Possible to Change Pain? The science behind why pain is painful.  Posted Nov 21, 2019  SHARE TWEET EMAIL You may be in pain, but this man has a nail in his head.Source: Denver Post file photo, used with permission. You may believe that pain is a purely biological…

Chronic Pain Patients Pinpoint the Need for Improved Methods to Assess Pain

By US Pain Collaborative Nov 21, 2019 Updated 8 hrs ago NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The US Pain Collaborative, comprised of advocacy leaders from across the pain community, today announced the publication of a report, titled “Chronic Pain Assessment: Patient Perspectives.” The report, driven by survey data on patient awareness and satisfaction…

Opioid Crisis Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research Updated at 7:12 PM ET, Mon November 18, 2019 (CNN) — Here’s a look at the opioid crisis. Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid epidemic. An estimated 10.3 million Americans aged 12 and older misused opioids in 2018, including 9.9 million prescription pain reliever abusers and…