opioid addiction

Sessions To Americans Struggling With Opioid Addiction: ‘Tough It Out’ And Take Aspirin Instead

Sessions To Americans Struggling With Opioid Addiction: ‘Tough It Out’ And Take Aspirin Instead

Donald Trump‘s Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken Richard Nixon’s “War on Drugs” to new depths with his “Marijuana Madness” style approach to narcotics. But this week, he managed to show a new level of callousness when he told chronic pain sufferers struggling with opioid addiction to “take an aspirin and tough it out.” According […]

Opiates And Chronic Pain Patients: The Painful Side-Effects Of Obama’s New Regulation

Opiates And Chronic Pain Patients: The Painful Side-Effects Of Obama’s New Regulation

The Obama administration recently announced measures to fight opioid addiction with treatment and prevention. It is hard to predict how these measures – and the new CDC guidelines – will affect chronic pain patients. However, in order to understand the many concerns patients with chronic pain have raised, it’s important to hear about what they are already […]

Obama to Fight Opioid Addiction With Treatment, Not Prisons

Obama to Fight Opioid Addiction With Treatment, Not Prisons

After years of rhetoric from both parties, the Obama administration is finally making plans to combat America’s opioid addiction crisis. The official White House statement mentions new programs that will focus on treatment and prevention, rather than punishment and prosecution. This comes at a time when deaths from heroin, prescription painkillers, and other forms of […]

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