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Suicide Rates up 24% from 1999-2014

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Share the News            LikeBy R Carter Behind the headlines of the opioid crisis, regardless of cause, hides a more sinister and less understood problem, a 24% increase in suicides for both males and females in all age groups under 75. There are hints of this in the number of overdose deaths…

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Forward momentum for Operation Starburst

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Share the News  2         2SharesLikeOhio is filed! Case #5:19-cv-133 Join Operation Starburst This makes EIGHT in EIGHT STATES! How much longer can mass media ignore? BTW- Ohio will be the epicenter considering a VERY similar case in 6th Circuit Court of Appeal against @DeptVetAffairs!Rose v. Roe et al. Case #18-5970 PLEASE get…

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Guilt by Association, But Not Without Hope

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Share the News            LikeBy R Carter Guilt by Association As I research how opiate overdose death data is collected and reported the more impressed I am at how biased the rhetoric is. CPP’s are lumped into all research done on the opiate crisis for only one reason; they are prescribed opiates…

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Chronic-pain patients suffer as agencies try to regulate addiction

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The vast majority of people who use prescription opioids never become addicted; they use their medication as prescribed. It facilitates their lives, and if it’s discontinued they will lose quality of life.

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Grown Man Pleas Following Reduction in Pain Medication

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Share the News  15         15SharesLikeThis week alone I’ve read three accounts of suicide. Two successful and one failed attempt by chronic pain patients. Patients who have had their medications reduced to substandard levels or cut off completely. Also how the VA system is training security officers in suicide prevention measures. Vets in…

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Ohio State Medical Board Adopts New Rule for Chronic and Subacute Opioid Prescriptions Effective 12/23/18

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State Medical Board of Ohio clarifies and details physician prescribing guideline on opiates for chronic pain.

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

Eliminating Opiates in Chronic Pain as a Means of Generating Procedural Revenues

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Share the News  4         4SharesLikeMontana has become a wasteland for pain management By Mark Ibsen, MD Why would we be sycophants for the Attorney General, who misrepresents the facts for political gain, so he can claim a “victory” in a drug war (against people) that is 50 years old, costing $2 trillion?…

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Posted in CDC Guidelines Operation Starburst Pain Management Education for Patients

Sick of Suffering

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Share the News  19         19SharesLikeRe-posted with permission from https://sickofsuffering.com/ Wanting to take a more active role in fighting back against the ideological nearsightedness of the opiate opponents? Read on about Operation Starburst…. The lawsuits on cpp’s behalf are being filed! The cost to add your name to the suit is a postage…

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NPR.org – Fentanyl Surpasses Heroin As Drug Most Often Involved In Deadly Overdoses

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Share the News            Like Fentanyl Surpasses Heroin As Drug Most Often Involved In Deadly Overdoses Fentanyl Surpasses Heroin As Drug Most Often Involved In Deadly Overdoses When fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine, infiltrated the drug supply in the U.S. it had an immediate, dramatic…

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