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The opioid crisis is the challenge of this generation

August 16, 2019, 10:30 AM EST _______________________________________________The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill. Every generation of Americans faces a defining . Our founding generation, when faced with a fundamental choice, chose independence — knowing full well the potential cost. World War II’s “Greatest Generation,” with democracy as…

Are Prescribed Opioids the Culprits or the Scapegoats?

10th August, 2019 By Lynn Webster, M.D. This article, in a slightly edited form, first appeared on Pain News Network on August 10, 2019. The Washington Post has recently published a series of stories about the volume of opioids distributed over the past several years. Over 76 billion pills have been distributed throughout the U.S. from 2002 through 2012.…

Uhh—We Don’t Want to Be Sick

National Pain Posted on August 10, 2019 By Liza Zoellick “Patients have figured out that by adopting the sick role and signing up for disability, they can pay their bills and yet in order to validate the sick role status, they have to participate in the healthcare system, which means taking certain types of pills.”…