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Risk vs benefit

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Weekly nuggets of pain science news and insight, usually 100-300 words, with the occasional longer post. The blog is the “director’s commentary” on the core content of a library of major articles and books about common painful problems and popular treatments. See the blog archives or updates for the whole site.

Louis CK satirizing the pain-killer dilemma: “Oh, it’ll do some intestinal damage after a while! But you’ve just got to weigh that against how much you like your ankle not hurting.” Yep, that’s about right. Some other very funny stuff in this excerpt too. See also the whole segment.