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CDC guidelines aim to curb painkiller prescribing

Prescription painkillers should not be a first choice for treating common ailments like back pain and arthritis, according to new federal guidelines designed to reshape how doctors prescribe drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin.

Mar 15, 2016
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NIH analysis shows Americans are in pain

A new analysis of data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) has found that most American adults have experienced some level of pain, from brief to more lasting pain, and from relatively minor to more severe ...

Aug 11, 2015
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