Is undiagnosed and untreated chronic pain a nationwide epidemic? Does the American legal system’s treatment of the pharmaceutical and medical fields impedes citizens’ struggles to heal themselves? Has the media egregiously focused on the abuses of pain medication rather than extolling its virtues? Judy Foreman, a well respected and nationally syndicated health columnist, poses these questions in her new book A Nation in Pain: Healing our Nation’s Biggest Health Problem. In the following video, the author offers her personal motivation for writing the book and what truths she hopes can be illuminated surrounding this controversial issue.