September is Chronic Pain & Suicide Awareness month

$7 million awarded to family of man who killed himself after pain medication denied

  $7 million awarded to family of man who killed himself after pain medication denied Videos on link below https://www.wdrb.com/news/7-million-awarded-to-family-of-man-who-killed-himself-after-pain-medication-denied/article_92db6b14-09c0-11ec-b39b-7b711a46b1c7.html LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A lawsuit blamed a man’s suicide on a St. Matthews pain clinic, and a jury agreed. On Sept. 18, 2017, Brent Slone texted this message to his wife: “they denied script […]

It is not recommended to practice medicine without a license – some pharmacists don’t seem to get that

Kroger recently denied and totally removed my rx from their system so I couldn’t transfer it. It was for Ivermectin and they said they felt it was being used for Covid-19 and its not recommended to treat it.  That is the case but they were not told that… They even called the Pharmacy (Walgreens) where […]

Avoid any pharmacy advertising that they are providing Monoclonal antibody treatments to active COVID-19 pts

If the state you live in comes up with this “loony idea” … DON’T PATRONIZE ANY PHARMACY that is advertising that they are doing this… BECAUSE they could have one or more COVID-19 POSITIVE PTS sitting around in their pharmacy for 90+ minutes. Monoclonal antibodies is passive antibodies to treat ACTIVE COVID-19 PTS.  Regardless of […]

HEALTH EQUITY LANGUAGE by the CDC – no more “dehumanizing language”

CDC’s ‘inclusive’ language guide discourages saying ‘alcoholic,’ ‘smoker,’ ‘uninsured,’ ‘elderly’ https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cdc-publishes-guide-for-inclusive-language-to-encourage-health-equity The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a guide to “inclusive language” in order to promote “health equity” and “inclusive communication.” “Language in communication products should reflect and speak to the needs of people in the audience of focus.,” the CDC guide reads. […]

Independent pharmacists sound the alarm on Surescripts, GoodRx partnership

Independent pharmacists sound the alarm on Surescripts, GoodRx partnership https://www.mobihealthnews.com/news/independent-pharmacists-sound-alarm-surescripts-goodrx-partnership Some pharmacists are pushing back on Surescripts’ partnership with GoodRx, arguing the deal will hurt independent pharmacies and further obscure the high cost of drugs. “The deal was touted as a move towards transparency; when in fact, coupon programs are bought and paid for by […]

abt FOUR TIMES veterans committed suicide each year than all soldiers killed in 20 yrs war in middle east – NO WALL TO WALL MEDIA COVERAGE

I am so sorry for the nearly 200 people that were killed by the Taliban and/or Isis-K  (including 13 of our military – the majority being in their early 20’s) in the middle east and the first military deaths in 15 months for our military in that area.  It had been wall to wall media […]

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic

Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic https://www.findhelp.org/ https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/  

American Pain and Disability Foundation FUND RAISER Aug 29th 4PM-6PM EDT Indianapolis

CALL TO ACTION: OKlahoma Independent pharmacists!!!

CALL TO ACTION: OKlahoma Independent pharmacists!!! (If I tagged you please share with your network of pharmacists!) I heard a great quote from Greg Reybold, “Everyone wants to fight until it is time to fight.” Well…. OKlahoma independent pharmacists now is as good of a time as any to get in this fight. PBMs are […]

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