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How the HHS Moral Conscience Clause Gives God like Powers to Individuals

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Under the broad definition of this new rule, an individual can exercise their own moral convictions in emergency situations.

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Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network Q2 2018 Summary Report

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This is an edited copy of the June 2018 Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network, Surveillance of Drug Abuse Trends in the State of Ohio. Specifically edited for this post and as information source for Chronic Pain Patients

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Experimental drug may ease opioid withdrawal symptoms

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A drug that scientists originally developed to treat depression may have promise for the treatment of opioid withdrawal, researchers say.

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Research links PTSD to Exasperation of Chronic Pain

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Our findings suggest that trauma exposure is linked to elevated clinical markers of central sensitization but a critical factor in this relationship is the mediating effect of current PTSD symptoms.

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2010 Survey of State Medical Board Members Reflects Trends in 2019 Opiate Prescribing Guidelines

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Since state medical boards are the primary arbitrators for regulating physician practice, what board members think weighs heavily in the decisions made when treating and prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain.

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Oklahoma AG Narrows Opioid Lawsuits Down to Public Nuisance Complaint

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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter dismissed most of his state’s case against Johnson & Johnson and Teva, winnowing down a landmark opioids lawsuit to a public nuisance complaint.

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

Senate about to pass ‘opioid’ laws that are built on lies

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Occasionally I find articles which have done the same or similar research I have and in doing so, draw many of the same conclusions. This post from Conservative Review by Daniel Horowitz is one of them.

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How to Survive Your Next Trip to the Emergency Room

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Guidelines are still lacking and need further refinements for situations where chronic pain patients experience acute pain scenarios such as surgery, accidents and exacerbations of existing medical conditions

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What would Lincoln Do?

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Those who suffer chronic pain, call on Congress to open the debate around the treatment of pain and include members from the chronic pain community. Allow us to tell our stories and have a voice, so that equality and balance may be preserved and the spirit of our democracy acknowledged.

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Frontal lobotomy for the relief of intractable pain

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Frontal lobotomy for the relief of intractable pain remains a treatment option with some doctors

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