Could Chronic Pain Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline?

Could Chronic Pain Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline? https://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/resources/news-and-research/could-chronic-pain-increase-risk-cognitive-decline Clinical understanding of Alzheimer’s disease in relation to pain is growing – and may soon help clinicians provide more thorough assessments and treatment plans. By Heidi Splete Chronic pain is common in elderly patients, including those with neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, recent data point […]

Elizabeth Warren Advocates to Formalize Barriers for Pain Patients

Elizabeth Warren Advocates to Formalize Barriers for Pain Patients https://filtermag.org/elizabeth-warren-partial-refills/ Five lawmakers, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, have renewed their demands for the DEA to double down on its policy of limiting pain patients’ access to their medication  Their position is premised on a misunderstanding of the ever-worsening overdose crisis—which is currently driven by an illicit […]

Five lawmakers demands for the DEA to double down on its policy of limiting pain patients’ access to their medication.

Are these FIVE LEGISLATORS proposing a bill that would cause the DEA and other agencies/entities to discriminate against all pain pts – including those with intractable chronic pain  – that would be a civil rights violation of both the American with Disability Act & Civil Rights Act ?  Does this make this proposed bill UNCONSTITUTIONAL […]

Millions receive medication by mail WITH LITTLE REGULATION for mail-order pharmacies

NBC News reached out to all 50 state pharmacy boards, which oversee mail-order pharmacies, and the vast majority don’t have specific rules about how to ship medication, saying it’s up to the pharmacy to ensure it’s done safely. There is a publication called  https://www.usp.org/ United States Pharmacopeia     that has been around for abt 200 […]

When Cops Play Doctor: How the drug war punishes pain patients

The steady stream of celebrity stories about prescription drug abuse makes Americans keenly aware of the dangers of overdosing on medications like OxyContin and Vicodin. And from President Obama’s Drug Czar to California Attorney General Jerry Brown, politicians are calling for greater power to monitor doctor-patient relationships in order to fight the “epidemic” of prescription […]

The RETURN of the SWAMP ?

Michigan rep Cynthia A Johnson making threats against Trump Supporters 12-8 MI BUT don’t worry … she has been PUNISHED…. she lost all her committee assignments thru 12/31/2020 according to the Congressional calendar  https://www.nab.org/documents/advocacy/2020CongressionalCalendar.pdf   … the House leaves for Christmas break on Thursday Dec 10,2020 — which is TOMORROW !!

COVID-19: Allergic Reaction Warning for Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine

COVID-19: Allergic Reaction Warning for Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942285 UK regulators have issued a warning that people who have a history of significant allergic reactions should not currently receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. The incidents relate to two healthcare workers who suffered allergic reactions after having the vaccine yesterday but who have since recovered. MHRA Chief Executive Dr […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Has Potential Side Effects, Nurse Volunteer Says

COVID-19 Vaccine Has Potential Side Effects, Nurse Volunteer Says https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942133 Nurse researcher Kristen Choi, PhD, RN, experienced first-hand a “worst-case scenario” of potential side effects after receiving an experimental COVID-19 vaccine in a phase 3 trial. She says clinicians should be prepared to reassure patients if reports of similar experiences spread when vaccine rollouts begin. “This […]

Amazon Pharmacy Boasts Big Discounts for Prescription Meds, but Probably Isn’t the Best Deal

Amazon Pharmacy Boasts Big Discounts for Prescription Meds, but Probably Isn’t the Best Deal https://www.healthline.com/health-news/amazon-pharmacy-boasts-big-discounts-for-prescription-meds-but-probably-isnt-the-best-deal#Amazon-Pharmacy-has-potential,-but-likely-wont-be-a-game-changer-for-prescription-drug-prices Amazon launched Amazon Pharmacy, a delivery service for prescription medications. The service allows customers to purchase prescription medications with or without insurance. It boasts that Amazon Prime members can save up to “80 percent off generic and 40 percent off […]

Millions of Americans receive drugs by mail. But are they safe?

Millions of Americans receive drugs by mail. But are they safe? https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/millions-of-americans-receive-drugs-by-mail-but-are-they-safe/index.html One evening in mid-June, Megan Becker stepped outside of her Las Vegas home and scooped up a package containing her medication, a monthly injection to prevent debilitating migraines.  It was a sweltering night – the temperature hovered just below 95 degrees. When Becker […]

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