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CDC Guidelines for Opioid Tapering in Chronic Pain, what’s missing?

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So what are our healthcare professional and law enforcement agencies failing to recognize in their efforts to balance combating opioid abuse while humanely and responsibly managing chronic pain conditions for the public?

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A Political Cure Worse than the Disease

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With an estimated twenty million Americans now tapered down or terminated off of pain medication, medication which was used to remain employed as productive members of society, as members who paid into the system rather than drawing from it, our current national policy on restricting access to opioids to those with legitimate medical need, creates a new class of disenfranchised citizen.

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Does Limited Choice Encourage Opiate Addiction or Prevent It?

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Researcher bias can confine results to outcomes which support pre-experimental beliefs and then contributes to misinformation which taints the remainder of the scientific community

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The Cadillac of Anesthesia Returns

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Even though some are couching it the context of something newly discovered, us old goats know it just isn’t so.

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NIH Admits Over Prescribing Opiates is Just a Theory

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Share the News31  35     66Shares 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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If It Bleeds It Leads

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The combination of poor research standards, profit motive, compromised ethics, ideological bias, political pressure and a rush to judgement by the press, is a bad combination when making policy which affects the health and lives of millions

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A Prescription for America – Anti-opiate Phobia

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A prescription for America, a dose of rationality and facts not designed to make you afraid but to educate you and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

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The Scarlet “O” by Kaylee Jackson

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In the book The Scarlet Letter the character Hester Prynne was branded by having to wear the scarlet letter “A”

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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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