Middle-aged Americans report more pain than the elderly

TitleMiddle-aged Americans report more pain than the elderly
Publication TypeWeb Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsB. Huber, R
Series TitleResearch News
CityWashington, D.C.
KeywordsAging, Body Weight, Death & Dying, Gerontology, Longevity, pain, Public Health

As people age, they tend to report more acute or chronic pain -- a common sign of getting older. Yet, in the United States, middle-aged adults are now reporting more pain than the elderly, according to a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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