Eric Boling holds a town hall in NC to discuss the opiate epidemic

Ohio is filed! Case #5:19-cv-133..Makes EIGHT in EIGHT STATES! How much longer can mass media ignore?

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! Ohio is filed! Case #5:19-cv-133 Makes EIGHT in EIGHT STATES! How much longer can mass media ignore? BTW- Ohio will be the epicenter considering a VERY similar case in 6th Circuit Court of Appeal against @DeptVetAffairs! Rose v. Roe et al. Case #18-5970 PLEASE get this information to every news outlet […]

77 years old and they let her pain get so bad that she had to holler for an entire day and night, it’s inhumane

https://www.wfla.com/1706691547 St. Petersburg, Fl. (WFLA) – 77 year old Ruth Jones was a patient at the Laurellwood Nursing Center in St. Petersburg for 3 years. She suffered from Alzheimer’s. Osteoporosis fractured vertebrae leaving her in constant and severe pain. Her daughter Cindy Harris volunteered at Laurellwood until an illness in 2018 kept her away for […]

moderator said that the best response was to support the HHS report and work through your legislature and contact your Senators in WA DC by phone

Who else attended the Webinar for the HHS today? I asked 3 questions-1. Are they going to address the DEA problem that is scaring the doctors’ so badly? 2-Can they ask the FDA & the CDC to study chronic & intractable pain patients who have successfully taken opioids for years because no one has studied […]

sharing is caring – AND WORKING

A few days ago I made the following posts and since then the number of page views on my blog as jumped substantially and I have notice a few more people are sharing my posts. Liking vs Sharing on FACEBOOK I guess this means that I/we are getting more people “educated” on what is going […]

cost of chronic pain to American society, based upon health care expenditures and cost of lost productivity, is $560-635 billion/year

Response to Oregon’s Tapering Guidance and Tools www.paindr.com/%ef%bb%bfresponse-to-oregons-tapering-guidance-and-tools/ We welcome guest blogger Dr. Stephen E. Nadeau, Senior Research Advisor, Alliance for the Treatment of Intractable Pain. Dr. Nadeau agreed to share his response to The Oregon Pain Guidance Clinical Advisory Group, Tapering Workgroup*. For more context, the Advisory group recently posted a set of guidelines […]

Vet with terminal cancer.. bedridden… because of VA opiate dosing prgm

+ Local veteran struggles to get prescribed medication in light of drug epidemic https://weartv.com/news/local/local-veteran-struggles-to-get-prescribed-medication-in-light-of-drug-epidemic-01-15-2019 (WEAR) — The opioid epidemic is a major concern across the country and in Northwest Florida. The national crisis recently caused the VA to update guidelines for healthcare professionals prescribing pain medication. A local veteran, Donald Houghton, tells WEAR’s Chorus Nylander the […]

Abuse of chronic pain pts so that “needles jockeys” can generate more revenue ?

New organization fighting for the chronic pain community

Organization for the prevention of intense suffering www.preventsuffering.org/pain/

Walmart Inc. pharmacies will no longer be part of the networks where most consumers with CVS Health Corp

Walmart Inc. pharmacies will no longer be part of the networks where most consumers with CVS Health Corp. drug plans can pick up their prescriptions, after a dispute between the two giant companies over pricing. http://www.ncpanet.org/home/find-your-local-pharmacy CVS is one of the largest administrators of prescription-drug plans in the U.S., covering more than 93 million people. […]

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