Analysis: Controversy Over CDC’s Proposed Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with controversial proposed guidelines for opioid prescribing through a process that critics say may harm pain patients and is based on relatively low-grade evidence.
One of those critics is Cindy Steinberg, national director of … Continue Reading…
The Gender Gap
Learning why men and women experience pain differently
It's one of the more puzzling observations in medicine: The vast majority of chronic pain patients are women. Women suffer disproportionately from irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, headaches (especially migraines), pain caused by damage to the nervous system, osteoarthritis, jaw problems … Continue Reading…