December 2018

December 2018

UPDATE: Additional Evidence Further Invalidates French, U.S. Dispersal of Substitute Addictive, Abused Opioids as “Fix” for Medically-Generated Lethal Opioid Crisis ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS

UPDATE: Mounting Evidence Increasingly Invalidates French, U.S. Substitute Opioid Medical Fix Campaigns for Lethal Opioid Epidemics by Clark Miller December 27, 2018 As outlined and discussed here at A Critical Discourse in a series of posts on the opioid epidemic and its causes, the false... Read More

Opioid Epidemic: For Worsening Crisis U.S. Medical System Dispenses Addictive, Abused Substitute Opioids With No Evidence-Based Treatments, Predictable Outcomes ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBOXONE, SUBSTANCE USE

Opioid Epidemic: For Worsening Crisis U.S. Medical System Dispenses Addictive, Diverted, Abused Substitute Opioids With No Evidence-Based Treatments, Predictable Outcomes by Clark Miller December 21, 2018 Predictable outcome failures include U.S., French, and U.S. state-level increases in opioid-related overdose deaths over periods of large increases... Read More

U.S. Surgeon General on the Opioid Crisis: Medical Training and Practice Fails to Protect Patients from Harm – Because Big Pharma Makes Us Do Things CULTURE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, UPCOMING POSTS

In a series of TV news interviews on the opioid crisis, past Obama Surgeon General Vivek Murtha repeatedly blames the runaway over-prescribing on: 1) doctors’ beliefs that the opioids – which have been listed since 1970 as Schedule II Controlled Substances due to risk of…

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UPDATE – Nicotine Links Booming Youth Vaping With Previously Declining Cigarette Use Reversing and Rebounding, With New Warnings on Latent Youth Diabetes Epidemic ADDICTION TREATMENT, DIABETES, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDICAL MODEL, OBESITY, SUBSTANCE USE, VAPING, YOUTH

UPDATE - Nicotine Links Booming Youth Vaping With Previously Declining Cigarette Use Reversing and Rebounding,  With New Warnings on Latent Youth Diabetes Epidemic by Clark Miller December 6, 2018 Evidence continues to accumulate pointing to increased prevalence of “vaping”, or use of e-cigarettes to inhale... Read More