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Latest Pain Management News

Virtual Reality Program Reduces Pain in Hospitalized Patients

A virtual reality program reduces pain in hospitalized patients compared to a television program control, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in PLOS ONE.

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt, according to the Medical School Debt Report 2019, published by the staffing firm Weatherby Healthcare.

Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015

Spending associated with essential medicines grew substantially from 2011 to 2015 for Medicare Part D beneficiaries, according to a study published online July 17 in The BMJ.

Age-Adjusted Drug Overdose Death Rate Higher in Urban Counties

In 2017, the age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths was higher in urban than rural counties, according to an August data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics.