May 2019

The Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) concluded their yearlong session with a final meeting last Friday prior to submitting their final report to Congress. John V. Prunskis, MD, Medical Director of Illinois Pain Institute and Presidential Appointee/...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in April launched a major study to monitor and support a multi-discipline approach to combating the opioid addiction epidemic. A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the agency said that more than $350 million...

Migraine headaches are a debilitating condition that is not life-threatening but can result in hours of extreme pain for sufferers. Migraines can last from four to 72 hours and are frequently accompanied by other distressing symptoms. These include heightened sensitivity to light, smells and touch,...