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1 in 7 patients at risk for persistent opioid use after lung surgery

1 in 7 patients at risk for persistent opioid use after lung surgery

Analysis reveals drop in long-term opioid use among military veterans

Analysis reveals drop in long-term opioid use among military veterans

Research highlights benefits from enhanced recovery after surgery program

Research highlights benefits from enhanced recovery after surgery program

American Pain Society's 2018 conference aims to deepen understanding of pain mechanisms

American Pain Society's 2018 conference aims to deepen understanding of pain mechanisms

New essential oil inhaler facilitates pain management

New essential oil inhaler facilitates pain management

New clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for use of anticoagulants during heart surgery

New clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for use of anticoagulants during heart surgery

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

UTA researchers analyze challenges in pain management for the elderly

UTA researchers analyze challenges in pain management for the elderly

Gene that could be associated with reduced pain response found

Gene that could be associated with reduced pain response found

Rare gene mutation gives rise to low sensitivity to pain

Rare gene mutation gives rise to low sensitivity to pain

Medicare fails to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in lab overcharges

Medicare fails to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in lab overcharges

APS Scientific Summit explores biopsychosocial mechanisms that influence pain

APS Scientific Summit explores biopsychosocial mechanisms that influence pain

Female veterans experience improvement in low back pain with course of chiropractic care

Female veterans experience improvement in low back pain with course of chiropractic care

Opioids after surgery left her addicted. Is that a medical error?

Opioids after surgery left her addicted. Is that a medical error?

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Guideline for surgeons could reduce opioids prescribed after operations by 40%

Guideline for surgeons could reduce opioids prescribed after operations by 40%

Researchers receive DoD grant to identify alternatives to opioids for pain management

Researchers receive DoD grant to identify alternatives to opioids for pain management

Study highlights need to focus on all opioid prescribers to curb epidemic

Study highlights need to focus on all opioid prescribers to curb epidemic