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Categories: Pain management


Strong on sources, weak on data: CBS story on using marijuana for painkiller addictions


Interesting but evidence-free story on ibuprofen skin patch


Independent voices boost coverage of potential opioid addiction treatment


Pain Patches Making Gains in U.S.


Do Cortisone Shots Actually Make Things Worse?