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April 25, 2018 – Opioids are not more effective than non-opioid painkillers at relieving osteoarthritis pain, according to a new study that examined the long-term effects of both types of medications. Medicare has issued new guidelines that place restrictions on high-dose opioid prescriptions. A pain assessment and management tool helped reduce pain in patients receiving cancer treatments, according to a recent analysis.

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