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Chronic Pain: How to Advocate for Yourself

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October 8, 2013
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If you suffer from chronic pain, finding the right doctor and support system is critical. Dr. Mel Pohl discusses how women with chronic pain can advocate for themselves.


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RAW VIDEO: London Science Exhibition Explores the Future of Feeling Pain

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EFE (Nov. 7, 2012) — Scientists have been exploring new ways of coping with pain for many years and are now sharing their discoveries with the world in an exhibition at the London's Science Museum named "Pain Less: The Future of Relief," which opens on November 8. One of the more attractive aspects of this exposition is the study of how DNA affects the intensity with which we feel pain. Other surprising elements range from the use of venom (spiders, snakes, scorpions) as anesthetics to personal stories from people who face chronic pain on a daily basis.
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Three Tips for Women Dealing With Chronic Pain

Three Tips for Women Dealing With Chronic Pain

Howdini (Oct. 8, 2013) — If you suffer from chronic pain, learning how to effectively communicate with your doctor is key. Dr. Mel Pohl shares three tips for women who are seeking care for chronic pain.
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Pacemaker Stops Pain

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Ivanhoe (Dec. 20, 2013) — One doctor is revolutionizing the treatment for chronic pain. He’s keeping patients awake during surgery to help ease their pain.
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Ivanhoe (July 12, 2013) — One in three people in the U.S. suffers with chronic pain. It affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. Non-invasive treatments in the past have been limited, but now stem cells could hold the key to the future of pain management.
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