2017 in review … what killed us

Today is 05/20/2019.. who will not be here tomorrow 2016 in review … what killed us 6775 Americans will die EVERY DAY – from various reasons 2700 people  WILL ATTEMPT SUICIDE 140 will be SUCCESSFUL – including 20 veterans 270 will die from hospital acquired antibiotic resistant “bug” because staff won’t properly wash hands and/or […]

Addiction psychiatrist questions involuntary tapering of opioids

http://www.wjhl.com/local/addiction-psychiatrist-questions-involuntary-tapering-of-opioids/943940749 JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – A renowned author and addiction psychiatrist says the efforts of the Department of Veterans Affairs and other institutions across the country to taper people off opioids without their consent is “an outrage.” “To take a patient who’s doing well off of medication abruptly and without their permission is not […]

The Opioid Epidemic Has Boosted The Number Of Organs Available For Transplant

https://www.news-line.com/PH_news29932_enews At this very moment, more than 110,000 people across the United States are lingering on organ transplant waiting lists. The ravages of the opioid epidemic have created an unforeseen opportunity – an increase in the availability of organs for donation. New research led by investigators at University of Utah Health and Brigham and Women’s […]

Congress’ solution to a solve a problem … throw more money at it.

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New call to action!

New call to action! Vice News from the TV Channel Viceland has reported some stories that are on our side as far as the “opioid epidemic.” I would love to see them do a full show on our cause. This is where you come in! They have a phone number where you can call and […]

Opioid Crisis: What People Don’t Know About Heroin

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/opioid-crisis-what-people-dont-know-about-heroin-w520478 As the opioid epidemic rages on, many still have misconceptions about what heroin really does – and how we can end the crisis The War on Drugs Expanded the Ways People Use Heroin – and Set the Stage for the Opioid Crisis Spencer Platt/Getty Images By Jonathan Reiss In a society that’s lost its faith […]

Attorney screws up failing to file timely appeal – client goes back to jail ?

HAMILTON, Mont. — The Florence doctor convicted last year of 22 felony drug counts including two negligent homicides is back in jail. Dr. Chris Christensen had been free pending his appeal with the Montana Supreme Court. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison. But his bail has been revoked. According to court documents, Christensen failed […]

investigation found that CVS Caremark was billing the federal government significantly higher prices for seniors’ drugs than was appropriate

Aetna whistleblower alleging CVS gouged Medicare and Medicaid customers put on leave http://www.the-review.com/news/20180517/aetna-whistleblower-alleging-cvs-gouged-medicare-and-medicaid-customers-put-on-leave/2 A whistleblower with Aetna who accused CVS Caremark of gouging Medicaid and Medicare customers with high prescription-drug costs has been placed on paid administrative leave by the insurance company. The move comes after the whistleblower’s lawsuit was unsealed in federal court in […]

Dr. William Mangino talks about the fight to clear his name for supposedly over prescribing opiates to his chronic pain patients.

Are many PBM’s – especially CVS/Caremark – guilty of self-dealing

    The PBM’s are forcing me to rant on Facebook, which I thought I would never do! Please, band together with me, watch, educate, share and help stop these BULLIES!! Here is a recent article from the State of Arkansas discovered that the PBM Caremark – part of CVS – is paying themselves (CVS […]

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