Monthly Archives: December 2012

HABEUS CORPUS

Applying for disability benefits is roughly equivalent to applying for a death certificate. Each requires a demand of Habeus Corpus—produce the body—and for roughly the same reasons. The coroner must have a body to view to make sure of its deadness. The … Continue reading

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A PERSONAL DECISION ON MY USE OF OPIOID ANALGESICS

Until this summer I had taken opioids for decades of hellish pain due to the complications of Behcet’s Disease, an auto immune disorder that mistakenly attacks my body. For years I did everything imaginable to reduce the pain that parked me on … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH PAIN: HOW THE WAR ON PAIN PATIENTS HURTS FAMILIES

This week’s column can be read @ http://americannewsreport.com/living-with-pain-how-the-war-on-patients-harms-families-8816940 & on Facebook @ the National Pain Report.

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