Jody A. Charnow

Jody A. Charnow

Jody A. Charnow has been the editor of Renal & Urology News, a publication of Haymarket Media, since 2003. Previously, he had served as editor of Internal Medicine World Report and a managing editor for Medical Tribune. He holds a BA in biology from the State University of New York at Albany.

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Using Hypnosis to Relieve Pain

Hypnosis can be an effective tool for relieving pain, even the extreme pain associated with burn wound debridement, says David R. Patterson, PhD, Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University Washington, Seattle at PAINWeek 2013.

The Case for Medical Marijuana

Medicinal cannabis is legal in 20 states, but its illegality under federal law stops many physicians in those states from prescribing it, said Michael E. Schatman, PhD, Executive Director of the Foundation for Ethics in Pain Care at PAINWeek 2013.