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Globe Editorial

Prescription for pain

February 5, 2006

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'PAIN-KILLER" is one of medicine's overblown promises. The pain is often eased and delayed, not killed. In chronic cases, it always comes back. The last thing that patients and doctors should be worrying about as they use these imperfect medications is an arrest for substance abuse by overzealous police. (Full article: 498 words)

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