Jury’s In: Opioids are Not Better Than Other Medicines for Chronic Pain

Opioids have long been the solution for patients with cronic pain. Yet Dr. Erin Krebs says that there lacks research about the effectiveness of opioids and chronic pain. "The studies that we had out there were short-term studies and mostly compared opioids to placebo medications,” Krebs said. Her research might shed some new light on the debate.

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