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Researchers Alarmed at ‘Pain Gap’ Between Rich, Poor Countries





Felicia Knaul woke up from a mastectomy several years ago. She still remembers the horror of the pain, pain so severe she felt she couldn’t breathe. Yet because she lives in the U.S., she, like many other Americans, had access almost immediately to pain relief that allowed her to push through her recovery much more easily.

Knaul is a professor at the University of Miami school of medicine. She also chaired The Lancet Commission on Global Access to Palliative Care and Pain Relief. The results of the study shocked even the researchers.

Among the findings: Nearly 26 million people around the world read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com

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