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Pain treatment

Pain management
Cannabis and athletes
Published July 20, 2021
Epidemiologist and former Olympic triathlete Joanna Zeiger is breaking barriers in cannabis research for pain and recovery 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