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NEJM Mar 16
As the progressed between July 2012 and December 2017, many providers stopped initiating opioid therapy. Although the number of initial opioid prescriptions declined, a subgroup of providers continued to write high-risk initial opioid prescriptions. Learn more:
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Ginny Kerslake for Chester County Commissioner 5h
As County Commissioner I will be committed to breaking the stigma that gets in the way of long term recovery, adds to the suffering of those with the disease of addiction and their families, and contributes to the opioid crisis.
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Irresponsible reporting by on the She conflates illegal drugs(a heroin addict whose baby is born in WD,an alcoholic w/SUD buying drugs illegally etc). She confuses illicit fentanyl w/ Rx&posits a misguided lecture on OxyContin.
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🛑chronic pain advocate🛑 11h
Pain Related SUICIDES associated with forced taper by Thomas Kline, MD, PhD
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adriannaschiavone 15h
There needs to be more funds put into the to end it.
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RevMDOfficial 12m
posts : "We’ve heard a lot of talk from the White House, but not enough action. The bill recently signed by the president offers piecemeal solutions to a crisis whose scope calls for a comprehensive, system-disrupting plan."
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Yancy Mar 17
2015 Kolodny study that CDC refers to for . See comments for more.
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Matthais (🇨🇦) 2h
Replying to @Docs4GunControl
When is the day of action for the actual threat to public health?
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Herb Stepherson, NCFRC, TEDX 3h
From lost and hopeless homeless street junkie in Chicago- to published author, TEDX speaker, and Co founder of an intervention agency! Recovery is possible in the midst of the
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Thomas Kline MD, PhD 2h
We need to stop using the word Opioid or opiate in our conversations just say pain medicine.
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BTG Advisory HealthCare 3h
Health watchdog Nice is to create new guidelines for GPs regarding the prescription of opioids and how to wean patients off them.
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Randi Weingarten 20h
The cuts more than $1 trillion from and . And in the middle of the it cuts $12.4B from HHS.
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Jacqueline Mae 1h
I also saw a doctor prescribe Percocet for depression therapy.
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Mark F 35m
We’re attacking the with data. Learn more about PwC’s Controlled Substance Monitoring solution:
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Kristin Koerten 15h
I would challenge Gyn Onc teams using ERAS to individualize narcotic prescriptions instead of following a protocol. In our experience, Tramadol is as effective with less side effects as Oxycodone.
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Qasim Rashid, Esq. 22h
Feels so great to have Govt accountability✊🏽 Let’s hope Congress acts on facts rather than unfounded opinions Rep. : “Why is there more money for a fake crisis than for a real one?”
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Amy Withrow 17h
10 pain warriors gone never forgotten in 10 days It’s senseless. We live in day & time where we not only have means but the tools necessary 2 treat painful diseases... but would rather scare & lock up our DRs... WHY?
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Thomas Kline MD, PhD Mar 16
The CDC announcement of the "" has no characteristics of an epidemic, low numbers, not affecting the whole population.
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It Impacts Us All 1h
Too many people's lives are cut short in our own backyard because of opioids. If you or someone you know suffers from , call 1-800-662-HELP today.
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RN advocating Mar 16
To any parents that say their 16yr old was prescribed percocets after a sports injury & they abused them my question is why didn't you be the parent & stay in possesion of the meds. It's not the docs fault U R too lazy to parent your child
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