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Exploiting Opiate Overdose Deaths for Profit

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The American Physical Therapy Association demonstrates one of the worst examples of exploitation of a controversy for profit that I’ve seen

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Researcher Publishes on the Long Term Benefits of Opiates in Chronic Pain.

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It’s noteworthy to point out that in reviewing the 66 references cited in this publication, more than 55 of them were published prior to 2015. Meaning the same research was available to the CDC before they published their 2016 Guidelines for Chronic Pain.

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The Ongoing Opioid Prescription Epidemic: Historical Context

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Share the News16        16Shares PMCID: PMC4940677 In March 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new set of guidelines for prescribing opioids…

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CDC – Since We’re Discussing Bad Science…

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Share the News56  1     57SharesThe CDC not only has a history of bad science but fraud as well. Why would it’s 2016 Guidelines for Chronic Pain be…

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Limiting opioid prescriptions will do little to reduce overdose deaths, study says

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Share the News62  13     75Shareshttps://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/02/01/limiting-opioid-prescriptions-will-little-reduce-overdose-deaths-study-says/DX9nHWdUWaLcP4DjdgLafJ/story.html When the death toll from opioid overdoses began to soar a few years ago, the evidence was clear how it all started:…

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On the Payroll of Big Pharma

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Share the News7        7SharesAlways follow the money before you vote.      

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Financial Conflicts of Interest and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

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Share the News4        4Shareshttps://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2598092 An increase in opioid prescribing for chronic, noncancer pain has been associated with large increases in addiction and overdose deaths in the…

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The Anti-Opiate Ideology War in California

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Share the News6  4     10SharesIn the state where everything grows and everything sells, the extremist, anti-opiate ideology war takes a new twist, with doctors attacking their own….

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Tired of Dealing with a Large Pharmacy Chain?

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Share the News2        2SharesWith layoffs, walkouts, assaults against pharmacists, pressure from investor groups worried about fines from the DEA, some large pharmacy chains have been in…

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48 Million Awarded for Wrongful Death-Failure to Properly Treat Pain?

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Share the News289        289Shares   After a 2 wk trial, a Las Vegas jury today awarded our legal client $16 million in damages & $32 million…

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