News Archives

  • Chiropractic Economics

    January 2nd, 2020

    More Chiropractic Insurance Coverage, Non-Drug Pain Care Coming in 2020 — references study co-authored by Kathleen Carey, professor of health law, policy & management; James Rothendler, assistant professor of health law, policy & management; Howard Cabral, professor of biostatistics; Michael Stein, professor of health law, policy & management; Robert Saper, associate professor of epidemiology; and Lewis Kazis, professor of health law, policy & management 

  • The Pain Gap

    December 14th, 2019

    Concerns about other painkillers may have contributed to the opioid crisis. As opioid prescriptions now decline, people living with chronic pain likely face significant unmet need for relief.

  • Global Health News Wire

    December 13th, 2019

    Boston University Finds Concerns about Other Painkillers Contributed to Opioid Crisis — quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health; Tuhina Neogi, professor of epidemiology; and Dielle Lundberg, research fellow in the Department of Global Health

  • Pain News Network

    December 13th, 2019

    Health Risks of NSAIDs Led to ‘Significant Under-Treatment of Pain’ — quotes Andrew Stokes, assistant professor of global health; Tuhina Neogi, professor of epidemiology; and Dielle Lundberg, research fellow in the Department of Global Health

  • Today

    December 6th, 2019

    If Pain Is an Opinion, There Are Ways to Change Your Mind — opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management 

  • New York Times

    December 4th, 2019

    If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind — opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management 

  • Incidental Economist

    December 4th, 2019

    If ‘Pain Is an Opinion,’ There Are Ways to Change Your Mind — opinion by Austin Frakt, associate professor of health law, policy & management 

  • Advisory Board

    November 27th, 2019

    Opioid Monthly: Why—and How—the American Society of Addiction Medicine Is Redefining ‘Addiction’ — mentions study co-authored by Lewis Kazis, professor of health law, policy & management; James Rothendler, associate professor of health law, policy & management; Howard Cabral, professor of biostatistics; Kathleen Carey, professor of health law, policy & management; Michael Stein, professor of health law, policy & management; and Robert Saper, associate professor of epidemiology 

  • Better PT Access Leads to Better Outcomes

    Close up on back and hands of man suffering back pain

    November 14th, 2019

    Researchers’ findings lead to insurance policy change for low back pain care.

  • Physical Therapy Access May Reduce Opioid Prescriptions

    A physical therapist works on a patient's back

    September 26th, 2019

    Patients who first saw a physical therapist or chiropractor for low back pain were much less likely to be prescribed opioids than patients who first went to primary care physicians for the condition.