The best minds are coming together to tackle increased Heroin use

Multi-State Alliance Forms Against Heroin, Prescription Pill Epidemic http://www.greenevillesun.com/news/local_news/multi-state-alliance-forms-against-heroin-prescription-pill-epidemic/article_67c31eee-a2d2-5c0a-96cf-7de7995ceca1.html 100,000 people die annually from hospital acquired infections, 58,000 homicides annually, 40,000 commit suicide annually, 35,000 die annually in car accidents. We can’t make healthcare providers wash their hands and other things that prevents hospital acquired infections, how do you prevent all those suicides, we continue […]

“The authority of the government to attack the problem of illegal drugs and related paraphernalia does not give it leave to employ any means it can.”

Federal judge sides with Ziggyz’s smoke shop owner in dispute with DEA U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton denounced drug enforcement agents’ methods after a raid earlier this year on a dozen Ziggyz pipe shops in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. A federal judge in a recent court opinion criticized tactics used by drug enforcement agents following […]

Wonder how many chronic pain pts were asked about their satisfaction with chain stores ?

J.D. Power survey: Customers satisfied with pharmacies http://www.drugstorenews.com/article/jd-power-survey-customers-satisfied-pharmacies?utm_term=DSN204731&utm_source=MagnetMail&utm_medium=subject&utm_term=Weekend%20Update%3A%20DSN%E2%80%99s%2010%20HOTTEST%20TRENDING%20stories%20this%20week&utm_content=DSN-NLE-WeekendUpdate-08-29-15 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — J.D. Power’s 2015 U.S. Pharmacy Study was released Monday, and it highlights that patients remain satisfied with their pharmacies despite myriad changes to the healthcare landscape in recent years. The study ranks satisfaction on a scale of 1,000, and was conducted in May […]

If they have to chose between your health and their profits… their choice ?

As Insurers End Coverage for Compounded Drugs, Patients Struggle https://senior.com/as-insurers-end-coverage-for-compounded-drugs-patients-struggle/ It’s a David-vs.-Goliath dispute, and millions of patients are caught in the middle — perhaps even unaware they’re about to lose coverage for the compounded medications they need for their conditions. At issue are the customized medications pharmacists prepare for patients who can’t metabolize or […]

when you chose to “fly blind”… you could die

Heroin users are cutting their heroin with a deadly chemical in hopes of bringing themselves ‘as close to the line as possible’ http://finance.yahoo.com/news/junkies-cutting-heroin-deadly-chemical-022046937.html There is an alarming new trend among heroin users. They’re mixing the drug with the synthetic opiate fentanyl — an anesthetic that is 30-to-50 times more potent than heroin, and infinitely more deadly. “The big […]

Is the FEDS DOUBLING DOWN on cutting cost on Medicare ?

‘End-of-life counseling’: Death panels are back http://nypost.com/2015/07/12/end-of-life-counselling-death-panels-are-back/ Is the Government DOUBLING DOWN … those with chronic diseases that are costly to treat/manage getting more and more DENIAL OF CARE… now they want to pay for those on Medicare ( Old & Disabled) to get END OF LIFE COUNSELING. Look out, Grandma: Medicare said on Wednesday it […]

Do some lives matter more than others ?

I have recently heard of three chronic pain pts that have committed suicide. It wasn’t on the news.. it wasn’t on the web… it was friends that stated they had lost friends to suicide. How many others have taken a similar path on a daily basis..  It is reported anywhere from 15 K to 46 […]

A good argument for the legalization of opiates & MJ and DEFUNDING the DEA ?

Cocaine Production Plummets After DEA Kicked Out Of Bolivia http://www.mintpressnews.com/cocaine-production-plummets-after-dea-kicked-out-of-bolivia/209065/ According to data released by the United Nations, cocaine production in the country declined by 11% in the past year, marking the fourth year in a row of steady decrease. Bolivia — After the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was kicked out of Bolivia, the […]

There are so many people in the severe pain category that something has to be done

Pain by the Numbers http://www.medpagetoday.com/PainManagement/PainManagement/53225 In one of the largest population studies on pain to date, researchers with the National Institutes of Health estimate that nearly 40 million Americans experience severe pain and more than 25 million have pain every day. Those with severe pain were more likely to have worse health status, use more […]

When does the PROTECT AND SERVE start for those with subjective diseases ?

I thought that the three stooges were dead but apparently two of them have been reincarnated as attorneys in MT. This Physician’s practice was “raided” in 2014 and shut down.. he just got his license back and reopened his practice a couple of week ago and now the local judicial system is going after him […]

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