what part of Palliative Care do you not understand


Chronic pain patients and virtually anybody can copy this letter and use it to send to their legislators

Chronic pain patients and virtually anybody can copy this letter and use it to send to their legislators.   Dear Congressman,   I am a chronic pain patient as well as an associate of the patient/doctor advocacy group Doctors (and patients) of Courage (doctorsofcourage.org). There are many people such as myself that are being denied proper […]

How many FAKE DRIVER’S LICENSED are presented to healthcare practitioners EVERY DAY to get controlled meds ?

Officials Seize 500 Fake Driver’s Licenses That Would Have Gone To College Students https://dailycaller.com/2018/08/30/fake-drivers-licenses-customs-students/ U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in Philadelphia seized about 500 fake driver’s licenses that would have gone into the hands of college students. The IDs were found Aug. 15 in international air cargo shipped from Canada, China and other […]

We need to measure the opioid crisis differently

In this counterintuitive talk, physician Stefen Kertesz outlines how efforts to reduce the prescription of opioids has had a negative impact on patients who rely on the drugs to combat ongoing pain. Stefan Kertesz is a physician in internal and addiction medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. […]

Doctors, patients: Efforts to block opioid addiction are also blocking treatment

Doctors, patients: Efforts to block opioid addiction are also blocking treatment MILWAUKEE — Just walking up to a pharmacy window is enough to send Tina Kasten’s brain into overdrive. “You freak out,” Kasten said, using words like “anxiety” and “stress” to describe how she feels when she tries to pick up her prescription. Kasten, who lives […]

Denial of care… continuing and growing ?

Dear Steve, I have pudendal neuralgia (on my right side) and interstitial cystitis. I’ve been following your work for awhile and I was one of the patients who spoke to the Department of Health & Human Services Pain Task Force in DC last year. I also follow Red Lawhern, (along with other excellent researchers on […]

ACLU supporting illegal immigrants while ignoring the inhuman treatment and discrimination of our handicapped/disabled citizens ?

Three years of the Trump administration, Steve. We told President Trump that if he acted on any of us his unconstitutional campaign promises, we would see him in court. And we did – filing 140 lawsuits and 100+ other legal actions. We’ve won many of them, but the fight is ongoing. In fact, next year […]

what can happen when you deal with a nameless/faceless mail order pharmacy ?

An example of why not to use Mail Order Pharmacies… “Patient’s niece wanted me to help her uncle since he was so confused about his meds. Saw this and nearly fainted. Those fridge items you see were just sitting on a table by the bed. Unopened boxes from AMAZON PILLPACK. “They have tried to tell […]

What Are Medicare Opioid Guidelines?

What Are Medicare Opioid Guidelines? https://www.verywellhealth.com/medicare-and-the-opioid-epidemic-4684180 The opioid epidemic affects people of all ages. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day. While drugs like heroin and illicitly-manufactured fentanyl account for the majority of cases, 35% of deaths were attributable to prescription opioids like […]

Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker and Warren 100 billion to treat ADDICTION

‘Missed Opportunity.’ Warren’s Opioid Plan Has a Major Blind Spot, Experts Say https://fortune.com/2019/05/22/elizabeth-warren-opioid-plan-care/ Massachusetts Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a $100 billion plan to address the opioid epidemic earlier this month, earning praise for recognizing the scale of response the crisis requires. Drug policy experts, however, say that while her proposal is […]

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