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The “Drug Czar” Says Overdose Deaths Were Already Rising Before Pandemic and Now Are Spiking—The Ultimate Blame Belongs to  Prohibition

The “Drug Czar” Says Overdose Deaths Were Already Rising Before Pandemic and Now Are Spiking—The Ultimate Blame Belongs to Prohibition

White House “drug czar” Jim Carroll told Politico earlier this week that an Office of National Drug Control Policy analysis finds an 11.4 percent year‐​over‐​year increase in opioid‐​related overdose deaths during the first four months of 2020. Kentucky has seen a 25 percent increase in overdose deaths during the first four months of this year, and West …

Another Doctor Charged in Sober Living Fraud

Another Doctor Charged in Sober Living Fraud

California surgeon charged in $52M sober living fraud Marin Independent Journal 4 Jul 2020 The Associated Press SANTA ANA » A Beverly Hills surgeon and his girlfriend have pleaded not guilty to taking part in a $52 million insurance fraud scheme that involved recruiting patients at Southern California sober living homes to undergo unnecessary surgeries …

Mike Xavier – Open Letter (Official Music Video)

Mike Xavier – Open Letter (Official Music Video)

Stream, download or view the lyrics to my new ‘Still Dreaming’ album at the link below. http://smarturl.it/stilldreaming Open Letter is a personal song I wrote about someone close to me. Although they may not have heard the song yet, I pray they’re doing well. I’m trying to get a million views on this video, PLEASE …

pharmaceutical executives bribed doctors to prescribe dangerous fentanyl 06/22 by Brian The Hammer Jackson | News

pharmaceutical executives bribed doctors to prescribe dangerous fentanyl 06/22 by Brian The Hammer Jackson | News

Are you on any kind of pain medicine? You might want to listen to this. Money, dinners, and strip clubs: How pharmaceutical executives bribed doctors to prescribe dangerous fentanyl drugs..A former sales VP for a pharmaceutical company who was sentenced to the prison tells he bribed doctors to prescribe fentanyl drugs. Nearly 70,000 Americans die …

Paid to Show the Drug Works: Why “Blind” Clinical Trials for New Drugs are Far Less Blind Than They Should Be – Pro Market

Paid to Show the Drug Works: Why “Blind” Clinical Trials for New Drugs are Far Less Blind Than They Should Be – Pro Market

New research shows that physicians in industry-sponsored trials are more captured by pharmaceutical companies than physicians in unsponsored ones. Economists love health care because it is a classic example of “information asymmetry”: patients do not know what treatment they need, how much it should cost, or which tests will properly diagnose them. Instead, patients have …

How to Check Out a Doctor for Medical Malpractice

How to Check Out a Doctor for Medical Malpractice

by Trisha Torrey (VeryWellHealth.com) Checking a doctor’s history of malpractice suits and disciplinary actions can help guide you in choosing a doctor. When you need difficult medical testing or treatment, you must choose your doctor wisely. You’ll want to do some research about the doctor to be sure his credentials, experience, and abilities to meet your needs. The following …

Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex – Washington Post

Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex – Washington Post

Dozens of medical professionals in seven states were charged Wednesday with participating in the illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said traded sex for prescriptions and a dentist who unnecessarily pulled teeth from patients to justify giving them opioids. The 60 people indicted include 31 doctors, seven pharmacists, …