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 …

Big Brother has pain patients under its magnifying glass

WARNING: Sit down before clicking here. Connecting the dots in the collusion against us https://blog.samhsa.gov/2018/05/16/samhsa-broadens-access-to-mental-health-and-substance-abuse-data-to-american-communities-while-saving-taxpayers-money/#.W1WczC01Q1J Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz, Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, SAMHSA: Every day the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) responds to questions about the opioid crisis. How many Americans are prescribed opioids? How many are …

Scott Gottlieb’s glib rhetoric won’t stop chronic pain patients from speaking up and asserting their rights.

In a report by Pat Anson published in Pain News Network on July 9, 2018 concerning the FDA Public Hearing with chronic pain patients, a rather cautious hopefulness is expressed in her final remarks: “Unfortunately, the fact remains that there are still too many prescriptions being written for opioids,” FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, said …