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Chronic Pain Medical Care

Got Pain? Learn to Love Your Body Again

Peter Abaci, M.D. | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Abaci, M.D.

The pain experience can not only change our view of the world around us, but it also contorts the way we see ourselves. Alterations to our own personal view of who we are and what we look like can mean that we see ourselves as different from the person we used to be.

Is Managed Care Pushing America's Deadly Opiate Addiction?

Susana Duncan, M.D. | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Susana Duncan, M.D.

As I reflect on why this wave of opiate addiction is so rapidly gaining hold in America, I realize that the answer lies in the new realities of how doctors must practice to earn their livelihood.

Does Pain Affect Our Behavior Toward Others?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you are in pain, does it ever seem like nothing else matters except you and your pain? Well, you may not be alone in this feeling.

Chronic Pain? 11 Ways to Cope With A Lack of Support

Health.com | Anne Harding | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living

If you’re in chronic pain, it’s challenging for you and your friends and family. This is particularly true if you have an "invisible" cond...