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PAIN DR. When Politicians Play Doctor

August 10, 2019 When politicians play doctor: patients lose, but politicians still win. The political and media assault on an important new pain medication, Zohydro ER, continued this week. New actions by state officials have provided further proof that our elected leaders would rather grab headlines than help their pain-suffering constituents – another needlessly sad…

Does CBD Oil Have Any Side Effects?

Brian Peterson  October 29, 2018 Anyone who has taken pharmaceutical medications has seen the lists that come with the first filled prescription. It explains the many possible side effects that the medication can produce. Most current studies indicate that CBD oil has almost no significant adverse side effects on the human body, even when taken…

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis

By Elizabeth Llorente | Fox News August 10, 2019 Woman battling rare ‘suicide disease’ says chronic pain condition is ‘excruciating’ In Jan. 2018, Amy Pohl was diagnosed with a rare chronic pain condition known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), which is dubbed the “suicide disease.” As the national focus on the opioid crisis centers on cracking…

Haven’t Got Time for the Pain

New guidelines call for cutting opioid doses – but where does that leave those plagued by chronic pain? By: Elaine Della-Mattia Published on: August 9, 2019 | Last Updated: August 9, 2019 4:19 PM EDT Since the 1990s, morphine has been used by physicians as a strong pain reliever for acute and chronic pain. But…