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.
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
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