MORE TEETH REQUIRED FOR THE MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA IN THE EFFORT TO CONTROL THE METHADONE/OPIATE PRESCRIPTION EPIDEMIC AND PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH July 1, 2015/ Dr. Nayvin Gordon Imagine a Boeing 737 crashing, killing all on board, every day for eight months. The number of dead would equal the yearly death rate in the U.S. from prescription opiate use. The Center for Disease Control has documented … Continue reading the story "MORE TEETH REQUIRED FOR THE MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA IN THE EFFORT TO CONTROL THE METHADONE/OPIATE PRESCRIPTION EPIDEMIC AND PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH"
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https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2049207119/cuffed CUFFED? THIS FILM SHOULD BE MADE SO… 1. Addiction may be better understood, and not stigmatized. 2. Awareness will be increased toward this growing issue in America. Change will not happen until there is education on the subject. 3. A variety of alternative recovery options will be presented to the public in order to empower them to take control of their own path toward … Continue reading the story "CUFFED? Please help make this important film about addiction possible……"
Special Report: Prescription Drug Abuse Part I-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
IF THIS IS A VICTORY WHAT IS A DEFEAT? October 31,2013/ By: Dr. Nayvin Gordon Commentary on the front page article of the New York Times, Monday October 28, 2013: "F.D.A. Shift On Painkillers Was Years in the Making" What was this shift? The F.D.A. issued new recommendations reducing to 90 days from 180 days as the length of times a patient could refill the narcotic Vicodin without a … Continue reading the story "IF THIS IS A VICTORY WHAT IS A DEFEAT?"
Prescription Painkiller Overdoses: Methadone- CLICK HERE to continue reading
In this feature-length documentary, photographer Nance Ackerman describes the havoc prescription painkiller OxyContin wreaked in the already weakened Cape Breton town of Glace Bay. The film guides us through a culture of economic and social depression where we encounter men and women at different stages of dependency. Demystifying the world of the addict while showing us the complex social nexus that led to such despair, … Continue reading the story "Cottonland- Documentary about Oxycontin"
California panel advances bills targeting prescription drug abuse- CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Sen. Curren Price Introduces Bill Requiring Coroners to Report Prescription Drug Deaths to Medical Boards
Sen. Curren Price Introduces Bill Requiring Coroners to Report Prescription Drug Deaths to Medical Boards-CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING
Report shows drug-related deaths on rise in state- WHITEWATER — In a new report, David L. Nordstrom, an epidemiologist and associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, reveals striking data about drug poisonings in the state CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING