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Breaking Barriers to Pain Treatment

Women in pain are less likely to be fully treated for their symptoms. More groups are working toward equity.

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Learn More About Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a disease that affects 1 in 3 women

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For Millions of Americans Enduring Chronic Pain, Support Is Overdue

It's time to implement the SUPPORT Act

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Fast Facts: 10 Things to Know About Women and Chronic Pain

Why women suffer more from chronic pain

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Chronic Pain Is a Disease — and It Should Be Treated Like One

Classifying chronic pain as a disease by the medical community could bring much-needed benefits to people with this condition

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Why Clinical Trials Need to Emphasize Function Over Pain Measurement

Rather than pain reduction, the ability to lead a quality life should be prioritized

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Chronic Pain Drove Me to Despair, but Cancer Taught Me to Heal

After 38 years living with pain, I've become passionate about the pain-cancer connection.

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The Only Way Out Is Through: How I Healed From the Trauma of Chronic Pain

After years of fighting my pain, I learned posttraumatic growth starts when you're in the midst of struggle.

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There’s a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Pain is impacted by psychological and social factors; it's time to treat it that way.

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Managing Chronic Pain Is a Mind-Body-Spirit Endeavor

Living with pain for 23 years, I've learned that supporting others is essential to my health.

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