The Pain Clinic
The opioid crisis has made it risky for doctors to prescribe pain medications to suffering patients in need.
Lorraine Berry writes about a variety of topics at outlets such as The Guardian, Marie Claire, and LitHub. She is a contributing book reviewer at Signature . A long-term resident of both the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast, she moved to Florida two years ago to be near her widowed mother. Berry was born in Bury, England and emigrated to the United States as a girl. She is currently at work on a novel. Follow her on Twitter @BerryFLW.
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