The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

The Global Pain Crisis: What Everyone Needs to Know®

by Judy Foreman

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ISBN-13: 9780190259266
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/06/2017
Series: What Everyone Needs To Know®
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 837 KB

About the Author

Judy Foreman is a nationally syndicated health columnist who has won more than 50 journalism awards and whose columns have appeared regularly in the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News and other national and international outlets. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College, served in the Peace Corps in Brazil for three years, and received a Master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. From 2000 to 2001, she was a Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School. From 2001 to 2004, she was a Lecturer on Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She has also been the host of a weekly, call-in radio show on She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University.

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1. What is Chronic Pain? Chapter 2. Who is Hardest Hit by Chronic Pain? Chapter 3. The Opioid Mess in the United States Chapter 4. The Opioid Mess Worldwide Chapter 5. Marijuana Chapter 6. Western Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain Chapter 7. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain Chapter 8. The Way Forward Appendix I: Resources Appendix II: Treatments for Pain

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