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Capitalism Is to Blame for the Opioid Crisis

Source: Capitalism Is to Blame for the Opioid Crisis| Paste Magazine It has been well-documented that pharmaceutical companies have knowingly inflated the opioid crisis by funneling a truly horrific amount of opioids towards counties suffering from the epidemic. Vox highlighted a disturbing cause and effect relationship that was unearthed by a research letter published in JAMA Internal ...

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Don’t blame opioids for the opioid crisis—doctors must become better at pain management

Source: Don’t blame opioids for the opioid crisis—doctors must become better at pain management|Quartz.com Originally published on November 22, 2017 In the midst of a devastating opioid epidemic that has wrought addiction, despair and death in communities all over the country, the medical and scientific communities are reacting by questioning not only ...

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L’accès limité aux opioïdes mènerait au marché noir

Source: L’accès limité aux opioïdes mènerait au marché noir|Le Devoir Pendant que Santé Canada se penche sur la possibilité d’interdire la vente libre de médicaments à base de codéine, une récente étude nord-américaine conclut que restreindre l’accès aux opioïdes utilisés à des fins médicales pousse les patients vers le marché noir. ...

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Some People Still Need Opioids

Source: Some People Still Need Opioids|Slate.com Originally published August 17 2017   The crackdown on pain medication prescribing is intended to help the addiction crisis—but it’s leaving chronic pain patients in untenable situations. By Stefan Kertesz and Sally Satel On July 26, Todd Graham, 56, a well-respected rehabilitation specialist in Mishawaka, Indiana, lost his life. ...

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