Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Flawed Solutions To Opioid Crisis Are Hurting Thousands Truly In Pain; Industry Needs To Stem Teen Use Of E-Cigs

Editorial pages focus on these health issues and others. The New York Times: Opioid Overreaction Some Americans suffering from chronic pain have recently lost access to medicines that helped them live normal lives. Other patients have had to turn to invasive and dangerous treatments, like spinal injections. “Consequently, patients have endured not only unnecessary suffering,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Big Pharma, Stop Grandstanding And Work To Lower Drug Prices; Did Guidelines About Increasing Carbs End Up Making Americans Fat?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Des Moines Register: Big Pharma, Help Us Lower Prescription Drug Prices It’s not every day an Iowan has the opportunity to wake up and ask top executives of seven major pharmaceutical companies the question that’s on the minds of most Americans: Why do prescription drug… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons From The ER On What To Do On A Frigid Night With The Homeless; Public Health Programs, Not A Wall, Will Help Drug Problems

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Stat: A Frigid Night Puts Compassionate Care On Trial In A Crowded ED If there were plenty of beds in the emergency department, we could attend to patients with acute medical problems and make space for those with social ones. But there aren’t. So… Read More »