Government Needs to Hold Big Pharma Accountable

Government Needs to Hold Big Pharma Accountable

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Oct. 21 it had reached an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin. Purdue Pharma has been at the center of the nation’s opioid crisis for decades. The company pleaded guilty to paying doctors to...
These 3 Truths Will Help You Help Others

These 3 Truths Will Help You Help Others

One of the most important truths I have learned from the last 25 years of working with people is this: We cannot change other people unless they want to change. It’s important that we remember this truth because helping people with complex problems is in itself...

Anyone Could Be the Next Opioid Victim – Even You

I lay for three hours on a hospital bed with pain from kidney stones. The first shot of morphine had little impact; the second got me to a much better place. This took place a few years ago. Now, I read this: “Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic...