Trump-Pence Admin Announces Plan to Eliminate LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Protections in Healthcare — Human Rights Campaign | Blog

HRC responded to the Trump-Pence administration’s latest attempt to undermine the rights and welfare of LGBTQ people and their families. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a major change to the administrative rule interpreting Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to remove explicit protections for LGBTQ people in healthcare… via […]

American Pain Society Seeks OK To Call It Quits — Broaches possible Chapter 7 dissolution amidst lawsuits against opioid manufacturers

”The American Pain Society and its global arm, the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), promote opioid use, especially for chronic, noncancer pain and it is an organization with longstanding ties to Purdue that were the subject of a Senate investigation in 2017,” the House members’ report said. “The investigation revealed that multiple […]

How cancer introduces a paradoxical treatment of chronic pain in America

The difference between my pain and that of a cancer patient is one small word called “non”. If the word “non” is part of my diagnosis, then it unequivocally engenders nearly all facets of my treatment.