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CHRONIC PAIN PATIENTS STRUGGLING TO OBTAIN OPIOIDS DUE TO CDC GUIDELINES

Chronic pain patients are speaking out, saying they are now not able to obtain the medication they need. Posted: Oct 9, 2019 6:46 PMPosted By: Emma Withrow  EUGENE, Ore. — Chronic pain patients say they’re struggling due to guidelines regarding opioid prescriptions from the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC originally released the guidelines in 2016 but revised…

Congress Needs an Opioid Intervention

J. RICH | From the November 2018 Issue (GeorgePeters/iStock)  In an effort to “combat the opioid crisis” in America, Congress is calling for a slate of governmental interventions that have been tried, tested, and shown to cause more harm. In June, the U.S. House of Representatives passed 50 bills, with more to come, that throw billions of…