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December 17, 2014

American Pain Society Releases Pain Research Agenda for the 21st Century

November 25, 2015

New Method Helps Doctors Check Pain Drug Compliance: Short Checklist Can Pinpoint Possible Risk Behaviors

October 27, 2014

Pain Intensity Can Predict Head and Neck Cancer Survival

October 27, 2014

Study Estimates Persistent Pain Incidence at 19% of U.S. Adults

October 9, 2014

Study Examines How Doctors Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

October 9, 2014

Adolescent Chronic Pain Costs $19.5 Billion a Year in the United States

June 23, 2014

American Pain Society To Provide Grant Support for Pain Research Forum’s “Papers of the Week”

June 23, 2014

University of Washington Anesthesiologist Gregory W. Terman, MD, PhD Becomes President of the American Pain Society

May 30, 2014 Internalized Stimga Linked with Poor Self Esteem and Pain Self-efficacy
May 30, 2014 Positive Activities Administered Online Help in Pain Management
May 1, 2014 American Pain Society Presents 2014 Achievement Awards
May 1, 2014 No Relief Yet for Brutal Oral Cancer Pain, but Cannbinoids May Offer Some Hope
May 1, 2014 New SmartPhone Apps Helps Doctors Manage Pain Patients
May 1, 2014 American Pain Society Establishes Private Pain Research Fund
April 23, 2014 American Pain Society Publishes New Clinical Practice Guideline on Methadone Safety
April 8, 2014 APS and Journal of Family Practice To Co-sponsor Pain Care Conference for Primary Care Physicians
Feb. 25, 2014 Spinal Manipulative Therapy Lessens Central Pain Sensitization
Feb. 25, 2014 Study Assesses Role of Caregiver Anxiety on Children's Pain
Jan. 22, 2014 Study Assesses Differences in Physician and Patient Pain Assessments
Jan. 22, 2014 Study Shows Pain Coping Success with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Dec. 19, 2013 Study Shows Links of Childhood Pain to Adult Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
Dec. 19, 2013 Study Examines Treatment Responses in TMD Patients
Nov. 6, 2013

Motives Assessed for Opioid Misuse Among Adolescents

Sep. 12, 2013

Pain Research Yielding Encouraging Discoveries, But Funding Cuts Threaten Future Advances

Sep. 4, 2013

American Pain Society Executive Selected as Mayday Fellow

Aug. 15, 2013

Anxiety and Pain Fear Before Surgery Predict Chronic Post-surgical Pain
Aug. 15, 2013

Severity of Acute Low Back Pain Predicts Development of Chronic Pain

Aug. 14, 2013

American Pain Society Hosting Two Symposia at PAINWEEK

Aug. 9, 2013

Inadequate Pain Research Funding Hampers Effort to Find Safer and More Effective Treatments

June 25, 2013

Negative Physician Attitudes About Opioid Pain Meds Linked with Lower Prescribing

June 25, 2013

Primary Care Doctors Prefer NSAIDS for Chronic Pain Treatment

May 10, 2013

News from the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society:
Pain Research Funding Inadequate in the Face of Soaring Incidence and Treatment Costs

May 9, 2013

News from the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society:
American Pain Society Presents 2013 Achievement Awards

April 10, 2013

New Study Assesses Benefits of Cognitive Pain Relief Methods

April 10, 2013

Genetic Alteration Predicts Pain Recovery After Sexual Assault

April 8, 2013

American Pain Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting Convenes in New Orleans, May 8-11

March 15, 2013

Injury Fears Can Predict Impairment in Low Back Pain Patients

Feb. 15, 2013

Low-dose Vaporized Cannabis Improves Neuropathic Pain

Jan 16, 2013

Study Assesses Mood Disorders with TMJ Pain

Jan 16, 2013

One-fourth of Breast Cancer Surgery Patients Have Persistent Pain

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APS public relations consultant
Phone: 262.473.3018