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3 Revolutionary Drugs for Chronic Pain -- The Motley Fool

From fool.com

Flexion Therapeutics, Cara, and Nektar Therapeutics may soon offer patients suffering from chronic pain a better option than opioids. Here's how these companies plan to reshape the way doctors treat the 39 million Americans with chronic pain. Todd Campbell has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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8 months
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PBS Documentary Brings Chronic Pain Out of Shadows

From painnewsnetwork.org

By Pat Anson, Editor Many chronic pain sufferers are frustrated with how they are depicted in the media - often as lazy, whining, drug seeking addicts. A new documentary that's begun airing on local PBS stations is trying to change that narrative.

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9 months
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Sex, Poverty and Education Linked to Chronic Pain

From painnewsnetwork.org

By Pat Anson, Editor If you are female, poor and never finished high school, you are much more likely to suffer from chronic pain than other Americans, according to a new study published in the journal Pain.

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10 months
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New Yorkers Will Soon Be Able To Use Pot For Chronic Pain

From time.com

New York is expanding its medical marijuana legislation, adding chronic pain to the list of qualifying medical conditions to allow people to obtain the drug. "After conducting a thorough review of the scientific literature, it became clear that there may be certain benefits in the use of medical marijuana by…

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12 months
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5 Steps New Chronic Pain Patients Should Take

From painnewsnetwork.org

By Barby Ingle, Columnist When I first experienced the symptoms of endometriosis, all I could think of was get to the doctor so this will stop. That's what I did as a kid. I got sick and my mom took me to the doctor and made me better.

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8 months
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Could a virtual walk in the woods relieve chronic pain?

From cbc.ca

When pain researcher Diane Gromala recounts how she started in the field of virtual reality, she seems reflective. She had been researching virtual reality for pain since the early 1990s, but her shift to focusing on how virtual reality could be used for chronic pain management began in 1999, when…

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9 months
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Can Acupuncture Treat Chronic Pain And Depression?

From medicaldaily.com

A new report from an international team of researchers discovered that acupuncture may actually boost the effectiveness of standard medical care for treating chronic pain and depression. The research challenges previous attitudes which held that the practice's results were simply due to a placebo effect.

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10 months
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Lady Gaga Shared a Vulnerable Post About Her Chronic Pain

From yahoo.com

Last week, Lady Gaga shared in a post on Instagram she is dealing with chronic pain, but is "so blessed to have such strong intelligent female doctors." Gaga went into further detail about her pain and treatment a day later with a dramatic image of the singer wrapped in silver…

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12 months