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Health Canada’s Statement on Opioids, Pain Management

eAwaz Health

Ottawa – Chronic pain is defined as pain that persists longer than 3 months. One in five Canadians, or nearly 8 million people, live with chronic pain. When not effectively managed, pain can have significant negative impacts on many aspects of an individual’s life and on the lives of those around them. Opioid medications are sometimes prescribed by health professionals …