Big Pharma and the Opioid epidemic

An historic trial starts today in Oklahoma. It will be the first major test in the nation of whether a state can make a pharmaceutical company pay for the opioid epidemic.  Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has has already won major settlements from two drug companies: $270 million from Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and another $85 million... Continue Reading →

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Judge temporarily Blocks Trump Wall funding

The preliminary injunction halts a $1 billion transfer of Pentagon counterdrug funding toward barrier construction. A federal judge has partially blocked President Donald Trump’s plan to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The preliminary injunction issued Friday immediately halts a $1 billion transfer of Pentagon counterdrug funding to cover expansions and enhancement... Continue Reading →

Ten things you need to know about Benzodiazepines

With the current opiate epidemic attention, addiction and withdrawal from Benzodiazepines (Xanax. Klonopin, Ativan) receive very little ink. I can tell you from personal experience withdrawing from these medications is nothing short of hell. I was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety disorder decades ago. Subsequently, I was prescribed Klonopin. It worked great, relieved most of my... Continue Reading →

Blame it on the rain

There are numerous improvements the United States of America needs to focus on. Our Healthcare system is awful. The attention given to science, and global warming. The number of uninsured Americans, the opiate epidemic and so much more. Donald Trump has been President 2 years and 4 months. Only one major bill has been passed... Continue Reading →

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