2017 in review … what killed us

Today is 12/16/2018.. 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 […]

Dog in Illinois requires pain pills for horrific mange infection, rescue center says

Dog in Illinois requires pain pills for horrific mange infection, rescue center says https://www.foxnews.com/us/dog-in-illinois-requires-pain-pills-for-horrific-mange-infection-rescue-center-says A rescue center in Monmouth, Illinois, claims a dog with a severe case of mange requires pain pills to manage the agonizing skin infection. The dog, named Mickey, and his companion, Missy, are two recent additions to Wair Rescue. Both were found covered in […]

DNA tests help Denver man, his pharmacist choose best medication

DNA tests help Denver man, his pharmacist choose best medication DENVER — This holiday season, many people are buying genetic testing kits as gifts. But there is a kind of DNA test that tells you how you may respond to different medications and how they are metabolized. There are many different companies offering this kind of […]

The overdose problem – and a rise in suicides, another byproduct of the drug epidemic — is so pervasive it’s being blamed for a drop in U.S. life expectancy

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com https://www.foxnews.com/health/undoing-the-harm-of-the-response-to-the-opioid-overdose-epidemic-health-experts-suggest-solutions This is the third of a three-part series on the nation’s struggle to address its crippling opioid crisis, and the unintended victims left in its wake. Read Part 2 here: Doctors caught between struggling opioid patients and crackdown on prescriptions Many Americans today will attend several funerals before they […]

Trump: Pledge to Leave Social Security, Medicare Untouched – does this cover meds being cut/limited

Trump Doubles Down on Controversial Pledge to Leave Social Security, Medicare Untouched https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/trump-doubles-down-on-controversial-pledge-to-leave-social-security-medicare-untouched President Trump delivered his first speech Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress, discussing his budget blueprint for the coming fiscal year which includes a $54 billion increase in defense spending, a large cut in funding for the Environmental Protection Agency– […]

One suspect hit a pharmacist over the head with a gun

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/12/police-need-help-identifying-three-suspects-from-harrisburg-pharmacy-robbery.html Police need help identifying three suspects from Harrisburg pharmacy robbery Harrisburg police need help identifying three suspects they say got away with around 2000 hydrocodone pills in a pharmacy robbery on Saturday. Officers were dispatched to the Rite Aid at 2103 N Third Street around 4:53 p.m. Saturday, for a report of a robbery. […]

Tonight (12/11/2018) 8PM EST– “The Doctor’s Corner” Dr Kline & Jonelle Elgaway

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Treating America’s Pain: Unintended Victims of the Opioid Crackdown, Part 2 – The Doctors

https://video.foxnews.com/v/5977750216001/?#sp=show-clips Dec. 11, 2018 – 10:52 – As federal and state agencies respond to the staggering rate of drug overdose deaths — primarily involving illegal opioids like heroin and illicit fentanyl — doctors who maintain they are responsibly prescribing opioids are getting caught up in the crackdown. This is their side of the story to […]

robbers became very agitated and nervous when the time delay safes wouldn’t open…threatened Pharmacist and physically hurt her

Police search for suspects in armed robbery of CVS Pharmacy https://www.wndu.com/content/news/Police-search-for-suspects-in-armed-robbery-of-CVS-Pharmacy–502374401.html                         Police are searching for three suspects in the armed robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Michigan City. It happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday at the store on Franklin Street. An undetermined amount […]

How the opioid crackdown is backfiring

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/28/how-the-opioid-crackdown-is-backfiring-752183 How the opioid crackdown is backfiring Hundreds of chronic pain patients responding to a POLITICO survey describe being refused opioid prescriptions they had relied on for years with sometimes devastating consequences. By BRIANNA EHLEY 08/28/2018 05:06 AM EDT  Last August, Jon Fowlkes told his wife he planned to kill himself. The former law enforcement […]

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