chronic pain

Assessing the use of medical marijuana

Assessing the use of medical marijuana

May 28, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Across the country, patients use marijuana in hopes that it will ease the symptoms of conditions such as cancer, seizures, glaucoma and pain. Twenty states and the District of Columbia have made this use legal – including

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Severity of chronic pain and related mood disorders linked to neighborhood status

Severity of chronic pain and related mood disorders linked to neighborhood status

March 1, 2012

Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain among young adults, although young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived – this is according to a new study by Depression Center member Carmen R. Green, M.D., a professor of anesthesiology,

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Green named to new national committee addressing chronic pain

Green named to new national committee addressing chronic pain

February 24, 2012

Depression Center member Carmen R. Green, M.D., a professor of anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, and health management and policy, has been appointed to the new Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee.   Through the Affordable Care Act, Congress directed the U.S. Department of Health

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