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TRH Is Being Progressive In Battling Abuse Of Painkillers


Last updated 9/10/2018 at 2:21pm

September is National Pain Awareness Month, and I want our community to know that Transylvania Regional Hospital is committed to safely and responsibly alleviating pain for our patients – whether it’s temporary postsurgical pain or a chronic condition; at the same time, we’re actively fighting pain medicine abuse.

As you know, highly addictive opioid pain medication is in the news daily, and not in a good way. Opioid addiction is truly a deadly epidemic gripping the nation; sadly, Transylvania County has taken a direct hit.

From a historical perspective, pain was officially name...

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