Tag: Walter Koroshetz of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Opioid Epidemic Prompts Urgent Look at Pain Remedies

By Crime and Justice News  Prompted by the opioid epidemic, federal agencies, university researchers, and drug companies, among others, are reexamining chronic pain, hoping to develop new approaches to predicting and preventing an ancient malady that afflicts 50 million adults in the U.S., the Washington Post reports. Finding answers could not be more urgent. The medical blunder of…