Tag: PHARMACIST STEVE

Pharmacist Steve, Overdosing on Regulation: How Government Caused the Opioid Epidemic

https://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/overdosing-regulation-how-government-caused-opioid-epidemic Opioid overdose deaths have risen dramatically in the United States over the past two decades. The standard explanation blames expanded prescribing and advertising of opioids beginning in the 1990s. This “more prescribing, more deaths” explanation has spurred increased legal restrictions on opioid prescribing. Federal and state governments have enacted a variety of policies to…

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…