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Was Healthcare Affected by the Shutdown?

What Was Affected?             Failure of Congress to “fund the wall” resulted in a partial government shutdown at the order of President Trump, which had, as expected, more effects on some sectors of the government than others. For the vast majority of the federal government’s public health efforts, it was business as usual because five of […]

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How Opioids Are Killing Our Children

What Are Opioids? America is in an unprecedented state of emergency because of the number of Americans hooked on drugs. Here are the names of these killer substances:codeine (only available in generic form)fentanyl (Actiq, Duragesic, Fentora, Abstral, Onsolis)hydrocodone (Hysingla ER, Zohydro ER)hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Lorcet, Lortab, Norco, Vicodin)hydromorphone (Dilaudid, Exalgo)meperidine (Demerol)methadone (Dolophine, Methadose)morphine (Kadian, MS Contin, Morphabond)oxycodone (OxyContin, Oxaydo)oxycodone […]

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