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Video: Persistent pain can become a disease

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 15, 2017

Pain can be a symptom of disease, but it becomes a disease in some cases, said Dr. Elliot Krane, chief of pain management at the Packard Children's Hospital and professor of anesthesiology at Stanford University Medical Center. About 10% of the time, Krane said, patients recover but pain persists, often for years, and when that happens, "it is its own disease." National Public Radio (02/10)


Study compares fentanyl, morphine for severe cancer pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 01, 2017

VR-created illusions may increase pain threshold, study says

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

Research focuses on new, less addictive pain drugs

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2017

Research suggests fibromyalgia is a spectrum disorder

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Trio of brain-related measures may ID fibromyalgia

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

Snail venom compound may lead to non-opioid pain treatment

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Data link fewer opioids during surgery to lower pain scores

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2017

Interactive maps show Medicare opioid prescribing patterns

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2017

Study links socioeconomic factors to chronic pain risk

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 15, 2017


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