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Does pain medication contribute to the "overmedication" of our society?

Used responsibly, pain medication can be part of an overall treatment strategy that helps a patient function normally, explains Devi Nampiaparampil, MD, chief of pain management at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


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