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Part 2: Chronic Pain is a Family Affair

When Treating Chronic Pain Syndrome, Family Matters

Bruce Singer, Psy.D., Program Director, Chronic Pain and Recovery Center, Silver Hill Hospital, evaluates the large social impact of chronic pain syndrome. He urges families to avoid enabling certain behaviors and to be an integral part of chronic pain...
Bruce Singer, Psy.D., Program Director, Chronic Pain and Recovery Center, Silver Hill Hospital, explains that chronic pain syndrome is best understood as a complex collection of symptoms and urges physicians to address all pertainable aspects of chronic pain syndrome. As these symptoms are resolved, patients...
Reuters reports that doctors may be overprescribing antibiotics, according to a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine. The study analyzed 8,200 emergency room visits due to sore throats between 1997 and 2000. Researchers found that despite only 10% of sore throats actually being caused by bacterial infection,...