Many adults in the U.S. suffer from back pain. Most prefer to try non-drug treatments to manage it.
Nearly eight in 10 Americans prefer drug-free ways to treat their physical pain. More communication between doctors and patients about drug-free alternatives could help reduce deaths from prescription opioid abuse.
As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, Gallup and Healthways are publishing a new series examining how Americans' health and well-being have changed during his eight years in office.