OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2015
An Oregon man who says he's struggled with pain for more than a dozen years says one of his biggest challenges is dealing with doctors.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2015
The state has put off implementing a new policy to discourage opioids and encourage alternative therapies for Oregon Health Plan patients with back pain.
OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2015
A new study out published in a national health care journal indicates that a large number of patients suffering from chronic pain try alternative care but don't talk to their doctors about it.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 17, 2011
Most people know of methadone as a treatment for heroin addiction. Its uses have broadened and a black market has followed. Last year in Oregon, it claimed more lives than heroin.