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Volume 21   •   Number 8  •  August 2018

Beat Back Pain With Treatments That Work

Recent research (The Lancet, March 21) suggests that many people with back pain are getting risky treatments that may not work, including potentially addictive opioid painkillers and surgery. The same study points to a combination of physical and psychological therapies as helpful when it comes to easing discomfort and improving …


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Editor-in-Chief
Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD
Gerald and May Ellen Ritter
Professor and Vice Chair
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Editor
Kate Brophy
Editorial Advisory Board
Judith Neugroschl, MD
Psychiatry

Samuel E. Gandy, MD
Neurology

Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD
Cardiology and Aging

David C. Thomas, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Judith L.Belzer, PharmD
Geriatric Pharmacology

Patricia Bloom. MD
Complementary Medicine

Shiela Barton, LCSW
Social Work

Fran C. Grossman, RD, MS, CDE, CDN
Nutrition

Helen Fernandez, MD, MPH
Evidence-Based Medicine
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