Although similar, addiction and dependency are quite different.
Life changes drastically when you go from healthy to chronically ill or injured.
There's really no comparison between acute pain/illness and chronic.
Today's Patient Focus Friday is about Fiore, who deals with a multitude of health issues.
There is a real problem with the opioid epidemic and it isn't pain patients.
Ruth is a 60 year old woman in constant pain. Here is her story.