Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: opioid prescription

Opioid Conflict-of-Interest Reveals Big Pharma’s Ties to Doctors

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From CBC News: A McMaster University committee has been assigned to develop new opioid-prescribing guidelines for Canada's doctors. While the rules explicitly prohibited anyone with ties...

TV Documentary Funded by Doctor with Industry Ties

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From STAT: A new documentary, "The Painful Truth," chronicles the plight of several patients struggling to find treatment for their chronic pain, suggesting that physicians...

“Most Who OD on Opioids are Able to Get New Prescriptions”

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Felice J. Freyer for the Boston Globe reports on a new study of chronic pain treatment. “More than 90 percent of people who survived...