The third part of my three-part series on the painkiller debate is now up at Huffington Post. Check the comments for more stories from pain patients who have been unable to find treatment.
A patient with chronic, severe facial pain can use electricity on certain areas of the brain to release an opiate-like substance, one of the body's most powerful painkillers. The finding, which was published in the journal Frontiers... Read Post
Researchers found that nearly two-thirds of cancer patients said they were in pain or receiving pain medications, and roughly a third felt they needed more painkillers to fully treat their symptoms. Why aren't doctors helping more? Read Post