The “drug czar” from Bush ’41 – has been a convert concerning the opiate crisis

 

As seen on a local pharmacy – Rx dept- shelf… where does your medication come from ?

Not safe at any speed ?

Oklahoma Pharmacy Board Investigating Chain Pharmacies, Staffing Levels https://www.news9.com/story/41694114/oklahoma-pharmacy-board-investigating-chain-pharmacies-staffing-levels Preston Jenkins thought his pharmacist substituted a generic version of his insulin prescription last November. “My life depends on the medicine I take,” Jenkins said. “Without insulin, I don’t exist.” He has been dependent on the injections for 14 years. “We got to checking and found […]

my doctor shared with me the threats thrust upon him by those who oversee his practice as part of a hospital corporation to cut my meds

This is exactly what I have posted about OVER AND OVER… this is a clear example of a discrimination of pts because of their valid health issues and the valid need for one or more controlled substances to help the pt to properly manage the consequences of their disease issues.  As I read this, this […]

CVS, which gets discounts and rebates from drugmakers in exchange for listing their products on its formularies of preferred drugs

CVS profit beats estimates; will hold off on new major deals https://in.reuters.com/article/cvs-health-results/cvs-profit-beats-estimates-as-high-drug-prices-boost-pharmacy-business-idINKBN2062HL CVS, which gets discounts and rebates from drugmakers in exchange for listing their products on its formularies of preferred drugs, in turn guarantees rebates to its PBM customers. Profits have diminished in the past few quarters as the rate of drug price hikes […]

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When someone tells you that pain never killed anyone… you might want to share this

Anatomical changes correlated with chronic pain https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/2020/02/06/anatomical-changes-correlated-with-chronic-pain/#comments Anatomical changes correlated with chronic pain in forensic medicine – Free full-text /PMC6197126/ –  Jun 2017 This article from the NIH has a good summary of physical changes that come about due to chronic pain, not just psychological “problems”, but numerous physical harms resulting from unrelieved pain. This study […]

How It Feels to Be Force Tapered Off Pain Medication for Chronic Illness

How It Feels to Be Force Tapered Off Pain Medication for Chronic Illness https://themighty.com/2020/01/force-tapered-off-pain-medication-chronic-illness/ It’s that time of the month again. I’m headed to my pain management doctor (more like my PO or parole officer) for a monthly checkup and prescription refill. It’s the same every month…I sit in an over crowded office for over […]

Typical day at a CVS pharmacy drive-thru ?

NBC 10 I-Team: Knife-wielding woman terrifies Providence family https://turnto10.com/i-team/nbc-10-i-team-knife-wielding-woman-terrifies-providence-family The NBC 10 I-Team obtained video of an apparent road rage incident that terrified a Providence family and led to the arrest of a young woman. “She had the devil in her eyes,” said Karl Camilo. Camilo described a shocking scene at the CVS Pharmacy drive-thru […]

Medicare Rights Center

https://www.medicarerights.org/about-us Welcome to the Medicare Rights Center National Helpline: 800-333-4114 The Medicare Rights Center is a national, nonprofit consumer service organization that works to ensure access to affordable health care for older adults and people with disabilities through counseling and advocacy, educational programs and public policy initiatives.Since 1989, we’ve been helping people with Medicare understand […]

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