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Black Box Warning

Last month the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) announced their decision to require black box warnings on opioid and benzodiazepine prescribing information. This warning will state that co-prescribing these two classes of medications increases the risks to patients of death, coma, sleepiness, and respiratory depression. 654 more words

Doctors Behaving Badly

Campus PC: It’s the Dumb Students

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Good essay worth reading.

FIML partners, note that the core problem is failure to understand the speaker’s real intent. This can be due to not being smart, but is also commonly due to habit. 35 more words

Cultural Norms

What assimilation means to the 'taco trucks on every corner' Trump supporter

Marco Gutierrez, founder of Latinos for Trump, explains his view of immigration and assimilation to the US.

Source: www.pri.org

I’m NOT trying to use this platform to advance any partisan political agenda, but I think this brings up some very interesting narratives that are used when discussing migration and culture, which becomes a political ‘hot-button’ topic. 

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Scoop.it

Vegas Feigns Freedom

This summer took me to a conference in Las Vegas. Seriously, Las Vegas. I’m in the business of helping design and implement community-wide prevention efforts related to substance abuse, and promoting health and wellness. 866 more words

Betrayal

Judges Behaving Badly

Methadone and buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorders saves lives. Over five decades, we’ve accumulated more studies to support this treatment than any other medication, device, or intervention that I can think of. 655 more words

Government Behaving Badly

Grief

There is no right or wrong way to grieve.

When faced with unimaginable loss, do what feels the most comforting.

If you need activity and people, go out and socialize. 201 more words

Musings

Alex Jones on Secret Group Running Elections

Well-worth viewing. I usually find Jones’ videos too long, but this one is good, don’t miss it.

Cultural Norms