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LIVING WITH PAIN: PATIENTS FIGHT BACK IN FLORIDA

My latest column can be read @ http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-patients-fight-back-in-florida-8815573.html

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FIGHTING PROPs FDA PETITION

FIGHTING PROPs FDA PETITION At the end of July the American News Report published my column on the Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing’s (PROP) petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking for changes in the labeling of opioid … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH PAIN: THE FED CRACKDOWN ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA

My latest column on the feds crackdown on medical marijuana can be read @http://americannewsreport.com/15398-8815398.html

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LIVING WITH PAIN: PAIN CARE NINJA

“I am a Pain Ninja! A Pain Ninja is a stealthy warrior who specializes in covert and unorthodox warfare against pain.” Tamara C. Staples is a newly minted pain coach, or in her words, a pain Ninja, living in Portland, … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH PAIN: SAFE STORAGE OF OPIOIDS

http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-safe-storage-of-opioids-8815044.html

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LIVING WITH PAIN: RESCHEDULING HYDROCONE

My latest column for the American News Report @ http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-rescheduling-hydrocodone-8814939.html

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LIVING WITH PAIN: PHARMACY PRICE GOUGING IN FLORIDA

My newest column, Living with Pain: Pharmacy Price Gouging in Florida, has been posted to the American News Report and can be read at http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-pharmacy-price-gouging-in-florida-8814750.html The column follows Scott as he tries desperately to get a prescription of oxycodone filled by … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH PAIN: PHYSICIAN ABANDONMENT AND SUICIDE IN FLORIDA

This week’s column can be read on the American News Report @ http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-physician-abandonment-and-suicide-in-florida-8814494.html This is the heart breaking story of a woman who lived for 12 years with excruciating pain and little help from physicians. This tragedy was told to me … Continue reading

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SEEKING BALANCE IN NEW PAIN-PILL LAW

New York state is grappling with the diversion of pain medicines that are taken illegally without appropriate medical supervision, a recipe for addiction and unintended deaths due to overdose. Finally, among all the hysteria in the press about these valuable … Continue reading

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Living with Pain: Washington State’s Opioid Law Goes Too Far

In my column this week in the American News Report http://americannewsreport.com/ I write about the human fall out for patient’s who are prescribed opioid medicines for pain. I report on Bert, a man in his late 30s who suffers from … Continue reading

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