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3One in every three women could potentially be spared chronic pain after breast cancer surgerySt. Michael's Hospital
4UT Arlington researchers demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of the brain to control painUniversity of Texas at Arlington Health News
5New hope in the fight against painMcGill University Health Centre News
6Researchers discover potential new therapy for opioid tolerant patientsAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists News
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