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WAR ON PHYSICIANS AND PATIENTS, CHAPTER 2

I wanted to believe that the State of Indiana, my new home, was a place where wise, knowledgeable heads prevailed; a place where lawmakers did not succumb to the pressures of being politically correct while morally wrong when lives were at stake. 753 more words

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The Stigma of Addiction Resides Even Inside Recovery Communities

The stigma surrounding addiction resides even within the recovery community. The following was told during a substance abuse education program. The “event” described herein occurred at a forum on the… 365 more words

Addiction

Prescription Drug Overdoses Killing Americans

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It is a very startling statistic that is often overlooked but every day 114 people die as the result of a drug overdose. 106 more words

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The pain switch

From the Advertiser, October 27 2015

Adelaide researchers find a way to switch off pain

The clue to stopping pain at its source emerged in an unusual way – from a Pakistani boy who was busking by walking on hot coals.  403 more words

Science And The World