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Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain

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High drug costs in low-income countries are to blame, says new report
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Reaching Beyond the Prescription Pad to Treat Pain

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Tools from clinical psychology help reduce chronic opioid use after surgery: study

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Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles

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Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

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Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor

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Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

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Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity

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Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

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Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated

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Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

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Alzheimer’s Patients’ Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern

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Researchers worried about long-term use together with other medications that cause drowsiness

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Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo

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Finding could lead to development of more personalized pain medication, scientists say

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Number of Americans with Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising

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CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

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Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds

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Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

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