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Border Shut Down could be Good News for the Chronic Pain Community

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Strategies and actions which force cooperation from foreign governments, expose illegal importers, force domestic buyers to seek medical help for addictions, is beneficial to the chronic pain community in furthering our position that restrictions placed on medical prescribers is harmful for all Americans.

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Frontal lobotomy for the relief of intractable pain

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Frontal lobotomy for the relief of intractable pain remains a treatment option with some doctors

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Defining Addicts and Pain Patients as One and the Same, A Moral and Ethical Failure in Policy

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Is it right or wrong to substantively deny chronic pain patients medication, most of which have used it without incident, for the possibility of maybe curtailing illicit drug use and overdose deaths?

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Posted in CDC Guidelines Ohio Guidelines and Regulation Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

CDC Guidelines are an Experimental Treatment for Chronic Long Term Pain

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In summary, evidence on long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain outside of end-of-life care remains limited, with insufficient evidence

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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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Kaiser Permanente and Forced Opiate Tapering

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Kaiser Permanente and Forced Opiate Tapering

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Gillibrand Joins One-Size-Fits-All Ranks

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Gillibrand Joins One-Size-Fits-All Ranks

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Doctor would not give individuals their pain medication … unless they capitulated in having an epidural

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Share the News19  69     88SharesProminent Kentucky pain doctor accused of unneeded pain treatment defends his practice https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/02/07/kentucky-pain-doctor-and-derby-horse-owner-sued-northern-kentucky-court/2802764002/ A Northern Kentucky pain doctor, who also was the owner…

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Federal Prosecutors Warn Top Opioid Prescribers in Wisconsin

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Share the News18  2     20SharesFebruary 05, 2019 By Pat Anson, PNN Editor Wisconsin’s two U.S. Attorneys have sent letters to 180 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners…

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How Your Health Information Is Sold Turned Into Risk Scores

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Share the News19  4     23Shareshttps://www.politico.com/story/2019/02/03/health-risk-scores-opioid-abuse-1139978 Companies are starting to sell “risk scores” to doctors, insurers and hospitals to identify patients at risk of opioid addiction or overdose,…

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