Category Archives: Opiod

Curb Drug Costs: Makes Sense For All

By Mike Anthony, on page A10 of the Southampton Press: Makes Sense For All Dr. David Posnett’s informative letter about House of Representative bill HR3 [“Choosing Sides,” Letters, January 9], see prior post herein, details key elements of Congress’s … Continue reading

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People In Recovery Worry GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Put Treatment Out Of Reach

Kaiser Health News REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Ben Allen, WITF June 14, 2017 Charlene Yurgaitis gets health insurance through Medicaid in Pennsylvania. It covers the counseling and medication she and her doctors say she needs to recover from her … Continue reading

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Zeldin on Opiods

Posted in Smithtown Matters, June 14 To The Editor: I read Mr. Zeldin’s op-ed concerning the opioid epidemic in wonderment. It is hard to disagree with his view that the opiod epidemic is a crisis America needs to confront. But, … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Would Slash Funds for Office Fighting Opioid Epidemic

Published by Mother Jones The Office of National Drug Control Policy is facing a 95 percent budget cut. JULIA LURIE MAY 5, 2017 12:45 PM The White House is calling for a 95 percent funding cut for the Office of National … Continue reading

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