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- How should the FDA evaluate new medications for pain?
- What criteria the FDA should use to evaluate new opioids to treat pain
- What new incentives are needed to better support and encourage the development of new treatments for pain
- How to make flying less of an ordeal for your back
By Mia Maysack
There’s no limit to the unconditional amount of reasons a person could be in pain: genetics, an accident, injury, or surgery gone array.
Swimming/diving were my passions.
It has been said, fear wasn’t an emotion I demonstrated often – at the age of 3, I would attempt jumping into the deep end on my own accord.
At 10 years old, you could find me spending my waking moments at the neighborhood pool from open – to close. Until bacterial meningitis robbed me of childhood, little could anyone have known that I’d live with head pain forevermore.
We wanted to make you aware of an opportunity to submit public comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Specifically, the FDA would like the public’s views on two main issues:
On Sept. 17, the FDA held a public hearing called “Standards for Future Opioid Analgesic Approvals and Incentives for New Therapeutics to Treat Pain and Addiction.” While the public hearing has passed, the FDA is accepting written comments until Nov. 18 at 11:59 pm EST.
By Daniel Singleton
Living with chronic back pain is tough and it can really drain you physically, mentally and emotionally. So, if anyone needs a good holiday it’s us, right?
However, while thoughts of jetting off to a sandy beach paradise can get you through the darkest of pain days, when departure day finally arrives you are faced with a big problem: the long flight you need to take to get there.
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