PUBLIC NOTICE: The American Patient Defense Union Is Now Accepting Complaints From Patients Across the United States

PUBLIC NOTICE: The American Patient Defense Union Is Now Accepting Complaints From Patients Across the United States www.medium.com/@patientdefenseunion/public-notice-the-american-patient-defense-union-is-now-accepting-complaints-from-patients-across-4f12ef06dbe1 Fellow Citizen, This message is to inform you that The American Patient Defense Union is now open to receiving your personal complaints and grievances in interacting with Healthcare providers, insurers and drug/device companies. Three categories of complaints will […]

Tucker Carlson debates Dr. Gabor Mate who says drug addiction is caused by capitalism

America’s Current Guidelines For Fixing The Opioid Crisis Will Increase Suffering And Death, Not Reduce It.

America’s Current Guidelines For Fixing The Opioid Crisis Will Increase Suffering And Death, Not Reduce It. www.medium.com/@TheMeerkat/americas-current-guidelines-for-fixing-the-opioid-crisis-will-increase-suffering-and-death-not-8b4a21048430 Yesterday afternoon, President Trump declared America’s opioid crisis a public health emergency, and for good reason: the American Society of Addiction Medicine estimates that there’s nearly 2.6 million Americans with an opioid addiction, and the communities affected include some […]

Pain Dr: no one who walks into their clinic walks out with opioids that day

Pain doctor testifies at Christensen trial http://ravallirepublic.com/news/local/article_7f3b1088-f8f7-5f52-8da9-6950748122c7.html An expert in treating chronic pain testified for most of Thursday in the trial of former Florence physician Chris Christensen, describing the various options for patients and the many steps needed before prescribing opioids. In his opening statements, Deputy County Attorney Thorin Geist portrayed Christensen as a doctor […]

C.D.C. Panel Recommends a New Shingles Vaccine

C.D.C. Panel Recommends a New Shingles Vaccine https://www.doximity.com/doc_news/v2/entries/9847908 WASHINGTON — In an unusually close vote, an advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday recommended the use of a new vaccine to prevent shingles over an older one that was considered less effective. The decision was made just days after the […]

Patient and Advocate Yanekah, Masters in Critical Disabiities, shares an intimate journal moment in a busy, pained Mommy day.

An inspiring, intimate journal sharing of what it is to be a CHRONIC PAIN mommie.  

“Opioids: The Next Tobacco?”

Don’t let opportunistic trial lawyers get rich off opioid crisis http://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/357610-dont-let-opportunistic-trial-lawyers-get-rich-off-opioid-crisis President Trump has now declared the nation’s opioid crisis a “public health emergency.” This important step follows the recommendation by a White House commission, led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, to “act boldly,” to stem the crisis.   As this epidemic of drug […]

NACDS letter offers Administration, Congress 4 policy solutions to curb opioid abuse

NACDS letter offers Administration, Congress 4 policy solutions to curb opioid abuse http://www.drugstorenews.com/article/nacds-letter-offers-administration-congress–policy-solutions-curb-opioid-abuse ARLINGTON, Va. — With President Donald Trump set to declare a national opioid emergency this week, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has suggested four public policy initiatives to the Administration and members of Congress. The suggestions, outlined in a letter […]

ACLU: can find resources to defend ONE ILLEGAL ALIEN… chronic pain pts being denied care – NOT SO MUCH ?

Today, after a successful ACLU court case and persistent grassroots action, we helped achieve justice for Jane Doe, a 17-year-old-woman who came to the U.S. without her parents and is in a government-funded shelter. The Trump Administration did everything imaginable to force her to stay pregnant against her will. This morning Jane was able to […]

DEA Blasted for Stonewalling Probe On Opioid Pill Dumping

DEA Blasted for Stonewalling Probe On Opioid Pill Dumping As Trump declares a public health emergency, a congressional committee can’t squeeze answers out of the federal agency. By Mary Papenfuss Even as President Donald Trump was preparing to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency, a Republican congressman was criticizing the federal Drug Enforcement Agency for […]

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