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Health-pain-drugs

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With no morphine, 25 million die in pain each year: report
By Mariėtte Le Roux
Paris, Oct 12, 2017 (AFP) - Every year, some 25 million people -- one in ten of them children -- die in serious pain that could have been alleviated with morphine at just a few cents per dose, researchers said Friday.
This represents nearly half of all deaths globally each year, they reported in The Lancet medical journal, warning of a "global pain crisis."
The vast majority of people denied pain relief li ...

 

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