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  • 13 Mar 2017 9:15 AM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    Scot Scoop News

    Juvenile chronic pain is strongly linked to increased anxiety and a greatly reduced ability to participate in normal childhood activities as basic as going to school and sleeping. These difficulties lead to a lower quality of life and constant stress on the child and their whole family.

  • 11 Mar 2017 7:13 AM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    Pain News Network

    So, what do we make of life when chronic illness strikes? Is life over? I think not. I found a way to change my new realities so that -- even in pain...

  • 11 Mar 2017 7:10 AM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    March 9, 2017 — Exposure to green LED could provide an inexpensive, non-pharmacological approach to managing chronic pain, by altering the levels of ...

  • 06 Mar 2017 5:31 PM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    1 in 10 Men Out of Labor Force; Pain and Opioid Use Often Factors, Notes Novus Medical Detox ...

    PR Web (press release)

    Researchers have concluded that opioids prolong chronic pain,(3) and Harvard Medical School cautions that “long-term use of opioids comes with the risk of dependence, addiction, constipation, falls, confusion, slowed reaction time, slowed breathing and death.”

  • 06 Mar 2017 5:29 PM | Richard Divine (Administrator)


    And now we're on the threshold of new therapies that may address a particular aspect of why women experience more chronic pain...

    Brain differences between men and women affect response to pain relief Medical News Today

    Study finds why pain relievers are often found to be less effective in women The Legman News

  • 06 Mar 2017 12:52 AM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    Toronto Star

    Rather, it was prescribed to him to treat his chronic pain, which results from a ... Doctors prescribed Botox injections at the time to stop the pain.

  • 05 Mar 2017 9:33 PM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    Letters: Untreated chronic pain is the real story

    Vancouver Sun

    I was discouraged to read your article on doctor shopping and opioids. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. has provided no evidence of the degree of this problem. Out of the province’s 12,000 physicians, only 150-200 must attend a safe prescribing course. The issue of over-prescribing is being overstated and the larger issue of unmanaged pain obscured.

  • 05 Mar 2017 9:18 PM | Richard Divine (Administrator)

    Our View: Today's marijuana is more powerful than pot of our youth

    Today's News-Herald

    Incidentally, chronic pain was the number one reason why the majority of 118,000 Arizona residents acquired medical marijuana cards, according to a December 2016 report from the Arizona Department of Health Services.

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