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Gizmo
06-30-2011, 08:10 PM
http://www.ednf.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2105

The National Institute of Health is pushing for better management of chronic pain!

steve.b
06-30-2011, 11:04 PM
unless i read it wrong......
they agree we need to do something,
but they do not really know what.

i do like the last paragraph thou
"Healthcare providers, insurers, and the public need to understand that although pain is universal, it is experienced uniquely by each person and care — which often requires a combination of therapies and coping techniques — must be tailored. Pain is more than a physical symptom and is not always resolved by curing the underlying condition. Persistent pain can cause changes in the nervous system and become a distinct chronic disease."

lets hope it doesnt end up bogged down in red tape.