DEA Announces Largest-Ever Prescription Drug Operation

The Drug Enforcement Administration apparently is intensifying its efforts on what it believes is pain medication abuse in the United States. The DEA and federal prosecutors have announced they’ve made 280 arrests, including 22 doctors and pharmacists in four southern…

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The National Pain Strategy – A Recipe for Parity?

The public comment period for the National Pain Strategy expires today (May 20th). “I think it’s a great step forward for researchers in the pain field and most importantly for patients with chronic pain,” said Dr. Seth Lederman, President and…

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A New Voice for Chronic Pain

Editor’s Note: Terri A. Lewis is a Ph.D. who is an expert in Rehabilitation Administration. She’s also the mother and daughter of chronic pain sufferers. She has submitted some compelling testimony to HHS for the National Pain Strategy. When I…

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The National Pain Strategy Doesn’t Go Far Enough

David Becker is a social worker, patient advocate and political activist, residing in New York City, who believes the needs and concerns of pain sufferers are not adequately addressed by the National Pain Strategy. He comments often on National Pain…

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