‘Growing problem’ of addiction to prescription drugs probed – BBC article

Public Health England is launching a review into “growing problem” of prescription drug addiction. The review, which will take a year, will cover: sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs known as benzodiazepines and z-drugs (zolpidem and zopiclone) painkillers called opioids, pre
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Airing Pain programme 98: IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education & North Bristol Pain Management Programme

What is the IASP Global Year of Excellence in Pain Education, and how does pain management research benefit the patient? This edition is funded by Pain Concern’s donors and friends, assisted by an educational grant from Grünenthal. The International Association for the Study of Pain (
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Airing Pain Programme 49: The Impact of Pain on Society

Talking to representatives from a variety of pain organisations, including the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association, about the wide-reaching impact that pain has on society.
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Airing Pain Programme 36: Societal Impact of Pain

Evaluating the cost of chronic pain to society and improving public health policy on pain.
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