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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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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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Another Tragic Consequence of Opiate Extremism

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Diagnosis – Irresponsible: The idea of every unconscious person is a suspected overdose, continues to have tragic consequences. We might as well be putting guns in the hands of children.

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Blaming Prescription Pain Pills For The Opioid Epidemic Is Fake News

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Peter Vaughn Pischke is a journalist and podcast host for TheSiouxEmpire.com. He can usually be found manning the Happy Warrior Podcast: providing commentary on conservative and nerd-culture news and ideas. You can find him on Twitter: @happywarriorp.

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Risk for Addiction Compared to Alternatives

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How many of us actually ask doctors, “What are the odds of having this complication listed here on this form?”

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War on Opioid Abuse Is Striking the Wrong Target

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Prescription drugs help people in pain. They aren’t to blame for the rise in opioid deaths.

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File an Ethics Complaint – I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!

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I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!

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