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A recent study of the prescribing practices of emergency room physicians clearly shows that the more opioids you prescribe, the more long-term use and abuse will result - especially among the elderly. The study, published in New England Journal of Medicine, analyzed opioid prescriptions among…

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There's a heated discussion going on among the country's primary care physicians, addiction specialists and everyone else involved in addiction treatment and funding. A recent article in STATNews raises the question that's getting so much discussion: Should primary care doctors be involved in…

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The new president of the Northern Kentucky Medical Society says he will ask the Society’s physicians to take a more active role in combating the region’s heroin addiction crisis. “My new role starts in January,” Dr. Mark A. Schroer wrote in a guest column for the Cincinnati Enquirer…

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The Maine governor wants to end state funding for methadone treatment for opiate addiction and put everything into Suboxone, which has sparked heated arguments. Strangely silent are the majority who actually favor detox and abstention as standard treatment. Nearly 4,000 Maine residents are…

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Although numerous participants in a recent landmark study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found no solid evidence to support long-term use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain, tens of thousands of patients across the country swear that opioid painkillers are the only…

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Many, if not most family physicians, don't like or want to treat patients suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. In fact, one national survey found that nearly half of all doctors consider alcohol addiction to be "a personal or moral weakness." And it’s basically the same for prescription drug…

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Xanax side effects are much more dangerous than doctors and patients think, says noted doctor A Duke University professor says that Xanax is much more dangerous than it’s perceived to be. He says that Xanax side effects are so bad that “a careful review of its risks and benefits” might see…

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As prescription drug abuse now surpasses abuse of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines, it’s no surprise that the demand for prescription drug detox has also reached record levels. It would seem to be an obvious fact that physicians, the primary source of prescription drugs for the public,…

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In light of the recent New England Journal of Medicine article detailing the intentional decision by Big Pharma to mislead medical doctors and the public as to the effectiveness of anti-depressants like Lexapro and Paxil, what is the duty of doctors, scientists and employees of these companies to…

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