Great, well sourced article on opioids

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Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby leggo_my_legs » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:35 am

General article discussing unliklihood of becoming addicted, if anyone needs some stats.

http://reason.com/archives/2018/03/08/a ... n-pills-is

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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby ViewsAskew » Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:57 am

Thanks!
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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby 2BassetMom » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:18 am

A very good article. Thanks.

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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby leggo_my_legs » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:50 pm

Glad you enjoyed it. I've been seeing more of these lately, which is a good thing. Here's one from the Washington Post:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/ ... 1fe9c2bd36

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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby Rustsmith » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:59 am

leggo, it is a good sign if the Washington Post is going to carry an article like that. Other media sources are more likely to pick up on an article from the Post than many other papers. And of course there is also the advantage of exposure to both the politicians in DC as well as the bureaucrats in agencies like the FDA and the CDC.
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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby 2BassetMom » Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:27 am

I read the Washington Post article with tears in my eyes. What has happened to our medical care here in the U.S.? I went on to read the comments and was so sad to read stories of unrelenting pain suffered because of people that abuse pain meds. Some comments were less than kind and I hope those people don't have to suffer pain that can't be controlled by any other drug but an opioid. I appreciate you bringing these articles to our attention. Maybe there will be hope. Thank you Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation for advocating for us in Washington D.C.

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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby leggo_my_legs » Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:09 am

Agree, bassetmom. Sad and frightening. Infuriating at times too.

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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby ViewsAskew » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:52 am

leggo_my_legs wrote:Agree, bassetmom. Sad and frightening. Infuriating at times too.


Yup - all of the above all at the same time.
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Re: Great, well sourced article on opioids

Postby badnights » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:35 pm

Thank you Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation for advocating for us in Washington D.C.
Hear, hear.
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