Category: AUGUST 2019

Natural Pain Relief: 9 Alternatives to Ibuprofen, Acetaminophen or Aspirin by Indian Country Today Mar 23, 2017

by Indian Country Today Mar 23, 2017 When people experience a minor headache, muscle tension or other pain, they readily reach for over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen and acetaminophen—the most commonly used drugs in the U.S. But regular use of these drugs can lead to long-term side effects like intestinal damage, liver failure and more, recent research…

New Survey Data Confirm That Opioid Deaths Do Not Correlate With Pain Pill Abuse or Addiction Rates

Non medical use of prescription analgesics did not become more common, but it did become more dangerous. JACOB SULLUM | 8.21.2019 1:50 PM pain-pills-k-state-flickr (K-State/Flickr) New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provide further evidence to support a counterintuitive conclusion: The dramatic increase in deaths involving prescription analgesics since 2000…

PAIN PATIENT RESOURCES

8/20/2019 This is a listing of resources relevant to patients in pain. Note: IASP does not offer patient referrals, and links should not be construed as endorsement. IASP is not responsible for information contained on 3rd-party sites. Organizations American Chronic Pain Association The mission of the ACPA is to facilitate peer support and education for…

Class Action LawSuit

by Linda Cheek, MD | Aug, Tue, 2019 | Advocacy | 0 comments CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT Needed: Victims’ stories A law firm has shown interest in class action for chronic pain patients who have suffered damages as a result of being denied their medications by a chain pharmacy. That would be such places as CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Rite Aid, Kaiser Permanente (HMO),…