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POLICY

It's about time PCPs say enough is enough
It's about time PCPs say enough is enoughIt’s about time—time to recognize that primary care physicians (PCPs) need more time with their patients.
A former opioid addict's story
A former opioid addict's storyAmong the many reasons opioid addiction is so destructive is that it’s easy to begin taking the medications
Physicians—not the government—should lead fight against opioid abuseIn the national opioid epidemic, there is plenty of finger pointing as to who deserves the most blame.
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?How physicians can help patients, community
The opioid epidemic from law enforcement perspectiveIn his 14 years as a narcotics investigator, Sgt. Larry McLaughlin has seen a significant shift in patterns of drug use.
How one doctor battles opioid abuse in his practice
How one doctor battles opioid abuse in his practiceFinger-pointing won’t do anything to solve the problem
Physician reaction mixed to medical malpractice billAfter years of trying, Republicans in Congress may finally be making headway about placing limits on noneconomic damages in some malpractice cases.
Here’s the answer to fixing healthcare
Here’s the answer to fixing healthcareThe United States Congress failed once again to come up with any meaningful changes in Obamacare
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioids
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioidsBefore dismissing the idea because of the perceived stigma, warranted or not, with marijuana use, consider these 5 reasons why your postop patient should consider rolling a joint after surgery.
It’s time a real investment is made in primary care
It’s time a real investment is made in primary careA recent survey by Morning Consult showed that across the country, in both red and blue states, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that a health system based on a foundation of primary care produces healthier patients, higher quality healthcare and lower costs.