CommonHealth: The Complexity Of Painkillers



After major surgery or perhaps a serious accident, the focus of any patient is healing. Frequently, that includes managing pain. And getting the support to manage that pain can be a big challenge. That’s what Producer and Editor Keosha Johnson and journalist Judy Foreman wrote about recently, and it’s the subject of today’s Commonhealth segment.


    • Keosha Johnson, WBUR,org producer and editor
    • Judy Foreman,¬†Boston-based health reporter and nationally syndicated columnist. ¬†Foreman is working on a book about chronic pain called “A Nation in Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem”


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