CHRONIC PAIN

CHRONIC PAIN

Upcoming Post – Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE

Upcoming Post - Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller May , 2019      Protecting the brand of addiction as a medical condition and its payoffs required that the story change from a genetic cause –... Read More

Game Over for Bad Medicine ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, VAPING

Game Over for Bad Medicine by Clark Miller March 7, 2019 Predictably, biomedical interventions for non-medical problems deliver at best no benefit, more likely harm.  Just as psychotherapy for malignant tumors would. Or, equally absurd and criminal, as addictive chemicals for common (psychogenic) chronic pain... Read More

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, SUBSTANCE USE, UPCOMING POSTS

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 by Clark Miller February 27, 2019 As with the predictable and avoidable costs, including lethal epidemic, of the opioid crisis generated by inappropriately prescribed opioid pain medications for an entirely non-medical condition – similarly the... Read More

Clear Map of a Dark Wasteland: Bad Medicine, Lethal Crossroads and Dead Ends in America’s Opioid Crisis ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

Clear Map of a Dark Wasteland Bad Medicine, Lethal Crossroads and Dead Ends in America’s Opioid Crisis by Clark Miller January 16 , 2019 The numbers, as they say, are staggering. Opioid-related and other drug overdose deaths increasing steadily, now sharply, over decades, 70,000 last... Read More

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