Category: July 2019

Opioid expert: ‘I don’t really see’ the Trump administration doing a lot to help.

Adriana Belmonte Yahoo Finance, July 18, 2019, 7:27am PDT “GO TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE BELOW TO VIEW VIDEO.“ The opioid crisis is drawing attention from all sides. Fed Chair Jerome Powell even mentioned it during recent testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, speaking to how it’s affected labor force participation. Legislation to provide funding for drug abuse treatments has received bipartisan support,…

The other side of the opioid epidemic: Broken Arrow woman speaks out about chronic pain.

by Haley Hughey, KTUL Staff Tuesday, July 16, 2019 “To view video go to: https://ktul.com/news/local/the-other-side-of-the-opioid-epidemic-broken-arrow-woman-speaks-out-about-chronic-pain“ There’s another side to the epidemic, the people who need pain medicine to stay alive. BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (KTUL) — Right now, a judge is weighing in on Oklahoma’s lawsuit against drug maker Johnson & Johnson. The state is suing for…

PHARMACIST STEVE,HOW OUR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IS KILLING AND HARMING US

Civil Rights Case Gives Hope to Pain Patients http://www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2019/2/1/civil-rights-case-gives-hope-to-pain-patients By Richard Dobson, MD, Guest Columnist People with chronic disabling pain frequently complain that doctors discharge them from their practice because of the medications they take. Sometimes doctors refuse to accept patients who are taking opioid pain medications, even though the medications treat a legitimate medical…