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Chronic Pain Patients who have had surgery

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If you’re a CPP taking opioids and have had a surgery or painful medical procedure, please take this Twitter poll and share your experience or share this link with others you know.

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US Surgeon General implies acetaminophen equal to intravenous opioids for pain

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This is what happens when our chief medical officer, the US Surgeon General,  becomes a politician and not a medical professional. Using his medical degree as a pedigree for bad science, betraying the trust of the American people rather trusting their ability to understand the details of what’s at stake and letting them choose rather than having their choices limited by false claims and misdirection. 

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Posted in Drug Abuse Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Nov 2018 Provisional Overdose Deaths – CDC

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Simple explanations for drug abuse have rarely, if ever, produced insights that lead to effective means for combating the problem

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Josh Bloom – Exposing Bias in Opioid Research

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Gina Kolata of the NY Times says, to treat emergency room patients in acute pain, a single dose of oral opioids is no better than drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen

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The Josh Bloom No Spin Cycle

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Share the News11        11SharesBy R Carter Having followed the opioid overdose data closely, both from my state and from the CDC, I’ve been anticipating press releases…

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Posted in CDC Guidelines Good Doctor vs Bad Doctor Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

The Darker Side of Scope of Practice Regulation

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SOP (Scope of Practice) laws or regulations AKA Occupational License Laws have become a new tool for restricting services rendered in healthcare over the last couple of decades.

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US House unanimously passes bill ending adoptive seizures by Federal Law Enforcement

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US House closes adoptive seizure loophole

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Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave…

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Is the tangle web of lies told by government agencies and public health officials leading to a collapse of healthcare service in America or simply healthcare for those who deserve it and can afford it?

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Posted in Good Doctor vs Bad Doctor Pain Management Education for Patients

A Dishonest Way to Ease Post-Surgical Pain

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For doctors who advocate this way I suggest we test how strong their beliefs are in these methods. Let’s pound their hands with a hammer and then ask them to get by on Tylenol alone. When they can do that, then I’ll being willing to listen to their sales pitch.

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Hired Gun Andrew Kolodny Making Six Figures in Oklahoma vs J&J Opioid Trial

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Kolodny testified he has been working as a paid expert for Oklahoma nearly full-time with the state for months. In testimony, he said his fee is in the mid-six figures.

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