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Apr 21, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Marijuana Rated Significantly More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms than FDA-Approved Drugs, Global Survey Finds

A survey of 1,339 people with fibromyalgia conducted by The National Pain Foundation and NationalPainReport.com, revealed that those who have used...

Mar 11, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Study Finds Majority of Pain Sufferers Feel They Are Treated Like Drug Addicts During Pharmacy Visits

 The National Pain Foundation's survey of over 300 people who suffer in chronic pain unveiled an important, but little-known truth about...

Feb 12, 2014, 08:35 ET
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The National Pain Foundation Returns with Refocused Mission to Transform Pain Management on a Global Scale

 The National Pain Foundation (NPF) announced today that it is being reformed as an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization to...

Sep 22, 2010, 14:27 ET
Professional baseball pitcher LaTroy Hawkins suffered from after-shingles pain.  (PRNewsFoto/Endo Pharmaceuticals, American Pain Foundation and National Council on Aging, Shea Walsh)

The American Pain Foundation Proclaims Second Annual Postherpetic Neuralgia Awareness Day

The American Pain Foundation (APF), in partnership with professional baseball player LaTroy Hawkins, acknowledges those suffering from...

Sep 15, 2009, 08:00 ET
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Attendees decorated quilt squares at a shingles and after-shingles pain educational event. (PRNewsFoto/National Pain Foundation)[TK]
 DENVER, CO UNITED STATES
 09/14/2009

Video: National Pain Foundation Declares September 15th PHN Awareness Day

The National Pain Foundation (NPF) today declared September 15 as Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) Awareness Day. The first PHN Awareness Day falls...

Mar 31, 2009, 12:11 ET

New, Interactive Health Web Site Provides Information About a Painful and Often Debilitating Condition Affecting Older Americans

The New AfterShingles.com Helps Educate Consumers About Shingles and After-Shingles Pain The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA), the...

Apr 08, 2008, 01:00 ET
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Robert Gould, CEO of BIG GUY BOOKS (BGB) launches literacy tour. He plans to give away thousands of books to children while on his five-month, national tour of libraries, schools and bookstores. (PRNewsFoto)[RV]
 CARLSBAD, CA USA
 04/15/2004

Prescription Drug Abuse Threatens Availability of Pain Medication

DENVER, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take a look in your medicine cabinet -- do you spot prescription pain medication? If so, are...

Jan 23, 2008, 00:00 ET
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 ENGLEWOOD, CO UNITED STATES
 01/23/2008

New Survey Finds Majority of Americans in Pain; Acute Pain Sufferers Reluctant to Treat

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While the majority of Americans in a national survey released today reported experiencing pain in the...

Sep 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

September is National Pain Awareness Month

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Pain Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing understanding of pain issues and...

Sep 19, 2005, 01:00 ET

Walker Treks Route 66 to Raise Awareness of Chronic Pain

CHICAGO, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis Kinch, volunteer spokesperson for The National Pain Foundation (NPF), will fight pain by walking...