January 2, 2014

One reason pain patient advocates are so passionate about what they do is because they are pain patients themselves — they know the stigma associated with chronic pain; they know how difficult it can be to access appropriate pain therapy sometimes. That’s the story of Gina Libby, volunteer pain patient advocate who has lived with chronic pain for more than 20 years.

May 6, 2015

The Consumer Pain Advocacy Task Force recently requested the Department of Health and Human Services to begin the budget process for its National Pain Strategy to speed implementation. 

October 15, 2014

Citing the importance of advancing education and training in the area of specialized medical care for people with serious illness, or palliative care, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has endorsed three pieces of legislation that would help increase patient access to such services and resources.

March 11, 2014

A survey by the National Pain Foundation of more than 300 people who live with chronic pain is shedding light on how chronic pain sufferers are treated by their healthcare providers.

August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an opioid painkiller made by Covidien's generic drug division, the medical supply company said.

October 10, 2010

Thermionics’ ThermiPaq products, which now sport an eye-catching yellow “Control Your Pain!” panel as part...