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A “Civil War” is Waging Among Doctors Over Pain Medication

Access to opioid medications for pain is being sharply restricted, but as the pendulum swings in the other direction, many patients who genuinely need drugs to manage their pain say they are being left behind. This is because doctors and regulators have separated themselves into two distinctly different views of pain medication: those that believe the primary goal of pain treatment is curtailing opioid prescribing and those that believe the focus should be on the expense of chronic pain. Read the full story here.

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