The fierce battle that is brewing with the Opioid Crisis has been the difference in opinion from lawmakers vs. medical professionals. The only thing everyone can agree on is the fact that it is a systematic problem and is only
As our society continues to ferociously debate the issue of chronic pain management vs. the opioid epidemic, there has been one (1) "silver lining" that has emerged that can make a difference and it's been around for thousands of years.
In a recent article from Philly.com entitled "The other opioid epidemic: chronic pain patients in need of care", author Ira Cantor (Ira Cantor, M.D. is an internal medicine physician) discusses the lack of attention of how people living with chronic pain are
It is no surprise to anyone that the Opioid Crisis has become the #1 health concern facing the USA. According to US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2016 alone, 116 people died everyday from opioid-related drug overdoses and
In a very powerful and personal Op-Ed in the New York Times entitled "The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction" author Maia Szalavitz emphasizes that the single biggest obstacle in the overdose epidemic and failed recovery practices in our society
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has declared a state-wide disaster emergency to combat the Opioid and Heroin epidemic. Mr. Wolf stated that Pennsylvania has the fourth-highest overdose death rate in the United States with preliminary data showing 5,260 people died from