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The Pain Project Launches Novel Effort to Help Chronic Pain Sufferers Avoid Opioids or Surgery

Jun 15, 2017 - PR Newswire

Chronic pain has become a leading cause of disability and a major public health problem. Healthcare providers are prescribing opioids at an alarming rate. Drug dependency and abuse are rampant, and opioid overdose now claims 30,000 lives each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. A group of medical experts has teamed up with one of the largest healthcare communications companies in the western United States to help turn the tide on the opioid epidemic and chronic pain by launc...