How this tech could solve pain without pills and help end the opioid crisis
Tech entrepreneurs are developing new devices to fight pain without pills, from pulsing masks to electrodes under the skin. Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans and has fueled a deadly dependence on painkillers over the last two decades. Every day, 130 Americans die from opioid overdoses. Now, tech can alter nerves to change how the brain feels pain and cut down the need for opioids.