Health Report: Chronic Pain 10/16/13

Published 10/25 2013 04:51PM

Updated 10/25 2013 04:57PM

At least 100 million American adults - more than the total affected by heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined - are affected by chronic pain. For those who can't find relief with conservative therapies, implanted devices have been proven effective, but make it unsafe to receive MRI scans- that can make it difficult to diagnose future problems. The FDA recently issued a recall after steroids were found in one brand of supplements.

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