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National Pain Strategy Chat #NPSChat- Review

The first National Pain Strategy Chat was held on September 29, 2015. Hosted by the Power of Pain Foundation with formal guest speakers Bob Twillman, Executive Director of the American Academy of Pain Management, Lynn R Webster VP of Scientific Affairs, PRA HS, Former President of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Author of The Painful Truth and Christin Veasley, founding member of the Chronic Pain Research Alliance, whose mission is to advance scientific research on prevalent, neglected and poorly understood pain disorders that frequently co-occur and disproportionately affect women. 883 more words

Power Of Pain Foundation

"Exceptional Care, Without Exception"

Having been fortunate to have worked with and learned from Bill Adams from Boston Medical Center (BMC) during my tenure with NICHQ it was a pleasure to support BMC (motto “Exceptional Care, Without Exception”) via the Jerod Mayo “ 81 more words

Health Equity

Pain Awareness Month 2015 - Feature 6 - Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE)

Dawn R. Scott was only 20 years old in 1998 and a junior in college when she was first diagnosed with Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma (EHE). The primary site of her EHE was in her right subclavian vein which had metastasized to her lungs. 1,614 more words

Access To Care

Pain Awareness Month 2015 - Feature 5 - Sheila Purcell - United Kentucky Pain Care Action Network

Sheila Purcell isn’t your average pain patient. She’s actively involved in reforming laws and regulations that directly impact’s the quality of life of those suffering from chronic, long term, intractable pain. 881 more words

Chronic Pain

Thalassemia- Resources in India

There are millions of people around the world with one or more health conditions.  Some of them may not have resources to access care.  At the same time, there are at least hundreds of non-governmental organizations  (NGOs) which are providing the help to access the healthcare  to the needed. 279 more words


CDPH should promote smoking cessation in city mental health centers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the US.” [ 278 more words

Leading the Way: Director of Medical Services Wins Leadership Award

For Reece Bearnes, life is all about making positive changes. And in the past two years, he’s made a big one – moving to Newfoundland and Labrador and settling into a new career as Eastern Health’s Director of Medical Services. 672 more words

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