Opioid crisis critical as youth drug deaths nearly triple in the past 20 years

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CVS is now working with a nonprofit “health” advisor that may ration customers’ health care choices

CVS Makes Plans To Ration Customers’ Health Care http://thefederalist.com/2018/12/28/cvs-makes-plans-ration-customers-health-care/ CVS Caremark customers throughout America recently received bad news as the retail pharmaceutical chain officially closed on its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna. This is bad news because CVS is now working with a nonprofit “health” advisor that may ration customers’ health care choices. In August, […]

Mis-statement of facts as early as 2014 ?

Kolodny Congress 5-2014 Opioiods from Media Policy Center on Vimeo.

Guilty regardless of the evidence to the contrary

They Fell like Dominos: My License, My Certification, My Profession https://opmed.doximity.com/articles/they-fell-like-dominos-my-license-my-certification-my-profession-21667cc4d596 They fell like dominos, one after another: first, my medical privileges, then my Ohio Medical License, then my state license, then my board certification, finally my DEA license. While, like most physicians, I had concerns about malpractice suit, a medical board investigation never crossed […]

Chronic Pain Patient Lives Matter – Bill Murphy

 

Aetna:a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients’ records when deciding whether to approve or deny care

CNN Exclusive: California launches investigation following stunning admission by Aetna medical director https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/11/health/aetna-california-investigation/index.html (CNN) California’s insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients’ records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones expressed […]

60 minutes: edited the “facts” out of their story on McKesson and the opiate crisis ?

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In response to a recent 60 Minutes story about McKesson’s January 2017 settlement agreement with the federal government, McKesson issued the following statement: We were disheartened to see today’s 60 Minutes story on McKesson and the opioid crisis contain sweeping and unsubstantiated accusations against our company. We provided extensive information to the news […]

Uncle Sam turning to “scary videos” to get their point across on the opiate crisis

Trump Promised Anti-Opioid ‘Scare’ Ads. Here Are the First 4

https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-06-07/trump-administration-launches-scare-tv-ads-to-fight-opioid-abuse   This is your brain on opioids. While not explicitly stated, that’s essentially the message the Trump administration is deploying in its initial anti-opioid ad campaign, which seeks to keep young adults from becoming dependent on the addictive medications. The campaign, unveiled Thursday, stresses that dependence on opioids can happen after just five days […]

It is amazing how they “count DEAD BODIES”

Back  in 2012 the New England Compounding Center distributed some compounded sterile Methylprednisolone used mostly for ESI that was contaminated with a fungus…  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/compounding-pharmacies-have-been-linked-to-deaths-illnesses-for-years/2013/02/07/5ba90132-6b19-11e2-ada3-d86a4806d5ee_story.html This article from 2013 claimed : “The series of safety failures happened long before national attention focused on the New England Compounding Center, whose contaminated steroid shots were linked to 45 […]

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