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NJ Doctor Not Liable For Patient’s Role In Fatal Crash

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Share the News17  1     18SharesBy R Carter In this era of opioid hysteria many doctors are rightly concerned about liability issues with regards to prescribed medications and…

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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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How Mainstream Media Values Lives In the Opiate Crisis

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I challenge mainstream media to report the whole story regarding the loss of life around the opiate crisis

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AMA Board of Trustees Strengthens its Position on Misapplication of CDC Guidelines

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June 10 2019 updated recommendation from the AMA Board of Trustees – Inappropriate CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

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Associations Between Sleep Disturbance and Chronic Pain Intensity and Function

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Greater sleep disturbance was associated with greater pain intensity, worse function, greater emotional distress, lower positive affect, and higher levels of catastrophizing.

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Excerpts from Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Report May 2019

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The most encouraging information from this publication was seeing policies makers acknowledge what many in the chronic pain community has been saying since 2015, but more than that was seeing the 2016 CDC Guidelines placed in context

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Chronic Pain and Low-T

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If you’re male, age fifty or above, a chronic pain patient on long term treatment with opioids and haven’t had your testosterone levels checked you may want to consider doing so.

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NIH Admits Over Prescribing Opiates is Just a Theory

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Share the News31  38     69Shares By R Carter   I never expected to see this.   An NIH Doctor and spokesman admitting that their main tagline, i.e….

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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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