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WORLD CONGRESS OF MEDICAL AND CLINICAL HYPNOSIS

The Organizing Committee would like to invite you to join them in Montreal this August for the 21st World Congress of Medical and Clinical Hypnosis (August 22 to 25, 2018? This Congress will consist of over 20 workshops and symposia presentations on chronic pain and pain management. The interdisciplinary meeting will bring together scientists and health professionals to share cutting-edge techniques, methodologies and findings. In particular, the 21st World Congress of Medical and Clinical Hypnosis…
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OPIOID MEDICATION EFFECTIVE FOR CHRONIC PAIN -- STUDY

Opioids have been around for century's and have been used to provide relief from pain. But, are they an effective treatment? Are they worth the risk of addiction? Do they improve quality of life. Millions of people with chronic pain do use prescription opioids so they can work, sleep, bathe, and do simple everyday household chores and would answer "Yes" to all those questions. But, that's a radical concept in an age of anti-opioid hysteria and propaganda. Prominent anti-opioid activists insist that…
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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH -- INVESTIGATION

Human Rights Watch, (HRW) a well known international organization reporting on human rights violations around the world is turning its attention to the United States. They are launching an investigation into the treatment of chronic pain patients in the U.S.. The impetus for this investigation started when researchers were studying the treatment of cancer and palliative care patients -- and saw poorly treated pain as a human rights issue.   "People we interviewd who didn't have access to appropriate…
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Chronic Pain, Relationship and Sexual Well-Being - New Survey

The purpose of this study is to examine the factors affecting the sexual well-being of men and women with chronic pain. Previous research has demonstrated that patients with chronic pain have more sexual problems than health controls; however little is known about the impact of pain on other aspects of patients' sexual well-being. We are looking to recruit North American men and women between the ages of 21 and 50 (and premenopausal for female participants) with chronic pain who are in a romantic…
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THE UNINTENDED VICTIMS of the WAR on OPIATE ABUSE- LEGITIMATE PAIN PATIENTS

We all feel sympathy for lives lost from overdoses and the pain felt by their family and friends. Addiction is complicated as are the solutions, but care must be taken to ensure that collateral damage to innocents with chronic pain does not result. EDMONTON, Alberta - Oct.30, 2017 - PRLog -- November 5 is the start of Pain Awareness Week and so we should consider the new plight those with chronic pain are suffering as the result of the opiate deaths being experienced throughout North America. One…
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