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Physicians of Massachusets: IMO if you continue to practice medicine in this state if this bill is enacted you are practicing unethical medicine. How can an independent physician ethically be held responsible like this? #H3656 #OpiateCrisis
malegislature.gov/Bills/191/HD34…
Outrageous!
1/ 2014 JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) study of 136,000 patients treated for opioid overdoses in emergency rooms found that just 13 percent of them were chronic pain patients.
2/ And the CDC cites a study showing that the opioid-related overdose rate for people who are on chronic pain medicine under the guidance of a doctor is 0.2 percent.
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#ChronicPain #painpatientsvote #opiatecrisis #opiates #dontpunishpain #cpp
I’ll try my best to explain what living with severe daily chronic pain is like and the fear we face over forced government dose cuts :
If you’ve ever had a major surgery imagine the fear you would have if the doctor sent you home in excruciating pain with no Med to help it . Now imagine if that happened and there was pain for days you couldn’t do anything about.
No “just go to the doctor and they’ll fix it feeling “
No “this is bad but it’ll be over in a few days “
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‼️The Brexit Referendum & the 2016 Trump Campaign are intertwined— the same co-conspirators are involved in both.

Brexit (Leave.eu) was a test run for the Trump 2016 presidential campaign.

This thread will illustrate the big picture. Trump = medium sized fish.
Both campaigns focused on common RW themes: Nationalism, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Soros, income disparity, etc.—all issues exacerbated by the actions of TOC.


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📌Cambridge Analytica is the focal point through which we can see the relationships in play & reveals the elephant in the room: Britain tying its future to an America that is being remade - in a radical and alarming way - by TeamTrump.
theguardian.com/technology/201…
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