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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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AKA letter to CDC on Kratom reads like déjà vu when compared to claims made about prescription opiates

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A recent letter from the American Kratom Association (AKA) in response to a report issued by the CDC on Kratom being detected by medical examiners and coroners, reads like déjà vu when comparing it point by point to claims made about the role of prescription opiates in the drug overdose crisis

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U.S. Prescription Opioid Deaths the Headlines You Don’t See Published

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Few journalist and for that matter, Congressman or Senators, will take the time to actually read the details on publications from government agencies

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How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 3.2

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Share the News64  3     67Shares Liberalizing the Weaponization Process By R Carter Between 2010 and 2014 there was a focused effort in government and healthcare to broaden…

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How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 3.1

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Weaponizing research data on the use of opiates in chronic pain management.

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How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 2

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Share the News105  1     106SharesBy R Carter The CDC’s methods and methodologies are increasingly under fire with regards to it’s reporting on opiate overdose deaths and prescribing…

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How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 1

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Updated August 2019 – Despite expanded efforts which include investigating more overdose deaths and using toxicology to identify specific substances, the best method for identifying the contribution of prescription opioids to overdose deaths, i.e. cross referencing them with Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data, is not used by the CDC when reporting on the opioid crisis.

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Grand Slam Article by Dr. Josh Bloom Shows True Opioid Stats

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Share the News10        10SharesHeather Wargo Reports I checked in to the ACSH website as it has been almost a month, with holidays and whatnot, and I was…

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