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Latest Pain Management News

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Poll: Older Adults Frequently Use Online Physician Ratings

Older adults commonly use online ratings to choose a doctor, according to a report published online Jan. 6 based on the results of the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

Gabapentinoids, Opioids Combo Carries Risk for Breathing Problems

New warnings about the risk for dangerous breathing difficulties when gabapentinoids are used with opioids or by certain patients must now appear on product labels, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday.

Misuse of Nonopioid Medications Appears to Be on the Rise in U.S.

Misuse/abuse, use in suicide attempts, and hospital admissions associated with gabapentin and baclofen have significantly increased among U.S. adults since 2013, according to a study published online Dec. 1 in Clinical Toxicology.