Watch CBS News

Little evidence opioid drug treatments help chronic pain, study finds

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, with five to eight million needing powerful narcotics to fight the pain. However, an expert panel is declaring there is little evidence these treatment programs work. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss the research.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.