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Pain Management

The Oct 25 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has a Perspective piece – Why Doctors Prescribe Opioids to Known Opioid Abusers – that instructs beyond its immediate content. Written by Anna Lembke, MD, a member of Stanford’s Department of Psychiatry, it deals with one of medicine’s two core purposes, the relief of pain. In the first half…

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