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pain treatment

Opioids
Major insurers may hinder use of opioid alternatives
Published Oct 5, 2018
Major commercial and national insurers are missing opportunities to encourage use of non-opioid alternatives to treat lower back pain, study finds
Scratch, scratch, ow!
Published Fall 2017
A team of Hopkins postdocs have found that some neurons carry signals for both itch and pain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Doctor guitar
Published Fall 2016
Musicians get hurt a lot: Paging Dr. Serap Bastepe-Gray / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Prescription for addiction
Published Fall 2016
Administered for pain, drugs like OxyContin have taken a massive toll / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Ouch
The trouble with treating pain
Published Fall 2014
Pain afflicts millions of lives and costs millions of dollars; treating it has proved to be extraordinarily hard. / Johns Hopkins Magazine