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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...

An intrathecal pain pump is a device that delivers medications directly to the spinal cord, into the intrathecal space. Medications placed in this space produce powerful and faster pain relief than medications taken as pills, especially in conditions that have failed to improve with other treatments or with surgery....