Judy Foreman: "A Nation In Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem"

Judy Foreman: "A Nation In Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem"

One hundred million adults in America live with chronic pain, yet only four medical schools require students to take a course on the subject. Judy Foreman draws on her personal experience with chronic pain and her background as an award-winning health journalist to present what she calls a practical plan of action.

One hundred million adults in America live with chronic pain, yet only four medical schools require students to take a course on the subject. Judy Foreman draws on her personal experience with chronic pain and her background as an award-winning health journalist to present what she calls a practical plan of action. Her suggestions include enhancing pain education in medical schools, rethinking traditional and alternative treatments and federal policy reform.

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Judy Foreman

award-winning health journalist.

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Reprinted from A NATION IN PAIN: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem by Judy Foreman with permission from Oxford University Press, Inc. Copyright © Judy Foreman 2014.

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