September 2018

September 2018

In Science: Another Medical Fix not Supported by Evidence – Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Medications to Stop Smoking ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MANAGED CARE, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO, UPCOMING POSTS

Another Medical Fix not Supported by Evidence – Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Medications to Stop Tobacco Use by Clark Miller September 20, 2018 Business- and Medical-model industries controlling public healthcare funds send patients wanting to stop smoking to medical visits for prescription medications and... Read More

Lethal Smoke Screen: Marijuana, Tobacco, Chronic Pain, and the Opioid Crisis EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MANAGED CARE, OPIOID CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO, UPCOMING POSTS

Response to the national opioid crisis gets it backwards. Marijuana use, generally disallowed for patients with chronic pain and/or prescription opioid use by healthcare providers, is supported by research as providing benefit in managing chronic pain and reducing dependence on opioid medications; in contrast tobacco…

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More Signs U.S. Medical Industry Magic Pill Approach to Opioid Crisis on Same Track as Decades-Old Failed French Experiment of Unrestricted Buprenorphine Prescriptions in Primary Care ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS

More Signs U.S. Medical Industry Magic Pill Approach to Opioid Crisis on Same Track as Decades-Old Failed French Experiment of Unrestricted Buprenorphine Prescriptions in Primary Care by Clark Miller September 6, 2018 As described here, healthcare industries responsible for the opioid crisis have rushed to... Read More