Dealing with Pain Without Opioids

  There’s no magic bullet. Lasting solutions are usually made up of several different kinds of treatment.

Ukrainian cancer patients denied pain relie

When his brain cancer pain became unbearable, Vlad Zhukovsky pleaded for a stronger dose of painkiller, but the doctors refused, citing Ukrainian health regulations. Unable to withstand the agony, he tried to jump out of a hospital window, but a fellow patient held him back.