Going to Great Pains

LEXINGTON There’s a reason pain is a four-letter word. No one likes it and it sometimes makes us say, well,

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On the Frontlines of the Fight

LEXINGTON Though Kentucky and Oklahoma are nearly 800 miles apart, when it comes to the effect of the opioid epidemic,

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KMA 2019 Annual Meeting: “Moving Medicine, Together for Tomorrow”

LOUISVILLE The Kentucky Medical Association’s Annual Meeting, held September 20–22, 2019 at the Marriott East, was a bountiful presentation of

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UofL Tackles Opioid Misuse Among Seniors

LOUISVILLE According to 2016 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, more than 500,000 Medicare Part D

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Compliance is Crucial

In the current legal enforcement environment, it is crucial that healthcare providers prioritize compliance initiatives and programs in order to

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Pain Medicine is in Pain

LEXINGTON In an article within the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012, Phillip Pizzo, MD, and Noreen Clark, PhD,

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Fixing the Unfixable

GEORGETOWN, KY David Waespe, MD, visited Switzerland twice in a 12-year span, but the trips could not have been more

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No Pain? Big Gain!

LOUISVILLE “Where does it hurt?” That’s the common question asked of someone in pain. Medical professionals naturally follow up with

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Changing the Paradigm on Pain Management

LOUISVILLE In recent days, everyone seems to have developed a strong response to the words “pain management.” The topic is

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Recommending Repeal

In an effort to curb the nation’s opioid crisis, US state legislators have recently passed a series of laws to

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