opioid, war against pain patients

STOP THE WAR AGAINST PAIN PATIENTS! – A Point Paper for Lobbying Legislators

For all those who want to participate in the movement to fight back against unfair anti-pain patient opioid legislation, Red Lawhern has done the hard work of compiling the most important points, complete with references, for anyone to use when lobbying their legislator. Please download this important document and use it when calling or visitingContinue reading STOP THE WAR AGAINST PAIN PATIENTS! – A Point Paper for Lobbying Legislators

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FPAA’s Commitment to Total Transparency

The Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance is committed to building trust within the facial pain community through total transparency. Our goals are simple. We’re here to raise awareness, to provide information and support to facial pain patients, and to be a clearinghouse of all things related to facial pain, including research, new drugs, innovations, and more.Continue reading FPAA’s Commitment to Total Transparency

Facial Pain Contributions to Society: The Hypodermic Needle

Dr Francis Rynd was born in Dublin in 1801. In 1844, he invented the hypodermic syringe while treating a woman suffering from extreme facial pain. The innovator made the first recorded injections below the skin, writing about his invention for the Dublin Medical Press. The current world market for syringes is about $12 billion. As published inContinue reading Facial Pain Contributions to Society: The Hypodermic Needle

A Government In Disarray Over Opioid Therapeutic Use vs. Addiction

As a reader of this blog, you are probably already aware of the many shouting voices of government Agencies trying to get in on the action concerning the so-called “opioid crisis” in the US. As pharmacist Steve Ariens pointed out to me recently, it seems like everybody wants to pursue their own agendas. And noneContinue reading A Government In Disarray Over Opioid Therapeutic Use vs. Addiction

Recommended by Red: Bodily Damage from Uncontrolled Chronic Pain

A new entry in our series “Red’s Recommended Reading,” a list of articles about the “Opioid Crisis” and the war on pain patients curated by Richard “Red” Lawhern, PhD. As published in EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info. Here is a list of posts (through Jun 2017) covering the damage caused by uncontrolled chronic pain,Continue reading Recommended by Red: Bodily Damage from Uncontrolled Chronic Pain

Face Facts Exclusive: Richard “Red” Lawhern’s Latest Work On Behalf of Pain Patients

Face Facts has the exclusive privilege of early publishing of a major paper which Red submitted to FDA only days ago. The paper is below, and it can be found here also.             There is always a well-known solution to every human problem — neat, plausible, and wrong. – attributed to H.L. Mencken OnContinue reading Face Facts Exclusive: Richard “Red” Lawhern’s Latest Work On Behalf of Pain Patients