Forrest Pasanski, JD, and Steven Roskos, MD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on April 20, 2017, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?” 458 more words
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By Sean A. Valles, PhD
The recently abandoned effort to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was a massive blunder for the Trump administration, failing in its effort to “repeal and replace” Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act, despite Republican control over the House, Senate, and the White House. 1,472 more words
When it comes to the genetic lottery, I’ve been lucky in a lot of ways—and unlucky in others. I was bequeathed my mother’s connective tissue anomalies, the celiac disease that runs on her side, … 1,061 more words
Let me repeat a phrase that has been used so often that is has become almost cliché: the war on drugs has failed.
Not only has the criminalisation of drug use failed to actually decrease the incidence of use in the community, but it has caused overwhelming harm to individuals, to families and to society overall. 1,110 more words