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You Too Can Contribute to Research on Chronic Pain

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What is believed to be the largest-ever patient survey on chronic pain is being kept open. Over 3,000 chronic pain patients and loved ones have filled it out in the last year.

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Doctor would not give individuals their pain medication … unless they capitulated in having an epidural

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Prominent Kentucky pain doctor accused of unneeded pain treatment defends his practice https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/02/07/kentucky-pain-doctor-and-derby-horse-owner-sued-northern-kentucky-court/2802764002/ A Northern Kentucky pain doctor, who also was the owner of Kentucky…

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Federal Prosecutors Warn Top Opioid Prescribers in Wisconsin

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February 05, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor Wisconsin’s two U.S. Attorneys have sent letters to 180 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the…

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AMA Decries the Impact of the CDC’s Opioid Guidelines on Pain Treatment

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November 19, 2018 The physician group says widespread “misapplication” of the guidelines is hurting patients. Last week the American Medical Association took a stand against the “misapplication”…

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How Your Health Information Is Sold Turned Into Risk Scores

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https://www.politico.com/story/2019/02/03/health-risk-scores-opioid-abuse-1139978 Companies are starting to sell “risk scores” to doctors, insurers and hospitals to identify patients at risk of opioid addiction or overdose, without patient…

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Legal Precedents Supporting Treatment for Chronic Pain

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By Dr. Salman This paper is a list of legal precedents supporting a chronic pain patient’s rights to effectual and life improving medical care. A…

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Don’t Punish Pain

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https://dontpunishpainrally.com/ If you live in the Columbus Ohio area and wish to participate in these rallies, or connect with others, please follow the link above…

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How to Commit Medicare Fraud: Procedures and Prescribing

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https://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-18-00220.pdf By R Carter In recent posts on Medicare’s new opioid prescription policy I was critical of the policy in general due to its close…

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Exploiting Opiate Overdose Deaths for Profit

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The American Physical Therapy Association demonstrates one of the worst examples of exploitation of a controversy for profit that I’ve seen

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Posted in Chronic Pain News Pain Management Education for Patients Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Researcher Publishes on the Long Term Benefits of Opiates in Chronic Pain.

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It’s noteworthy to point out that in reviewing the 66 references cited in this publication, more than 55 of them were published prior to 2015. Meaning the same research was available to the CDC before they published their 2016 Guidelines for Chronic Pain.

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