SUBVERS!VE MUSIC FOUNDATION

Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex

Doctors in seven states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex

Dozens of medical professionals in seven states were charged Wednesday with participating in the illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said traded sex for prescriptions and a dentist who unnecessarily pulled teeth from patients to justify giving them opioids. The 60 people indicted include 31 doctors, seven pharmacists, ...

13 Valuable Holistic Treatments for Addiction

13 Valuable Holistic Treatments for Addiction

(Note: The following article was published on Thefix.com. TooMuchRx.org can not confirm the accuracy of the contents or endorse the treatments contained within.) By Jeanene Swanson 09/08/14 The Fix lists some holistic alternatives that are playing increasingly important roles in addiction treatment.   It’s safe to say that alternative treatments for addiction are no longer, actually, alternative in the ...

Fentanyl now America’s deadliest drug

Fentanyl now America’s deadliest drug

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America, federal health officials announced, with more than 18,000 overdose deaths in 2016, the most recent year for which statistics are available. The overprescription of opioids is leveling off, but deaths continue rising, says Dr. Marc Fishman of the Maryland Treatment Centers. He talks about addiction, treatment and ...

Rehab Marketing Tricks

Rehab Marketing Tricks

More than 200,000 people seek addiction treatment on the phone or online every month. Few of them realize that their pleas for help are a valuable commodity — one that is quietly fought over by those angling to turn a distress signal into cash. Addicts represent big money to treatment centers, which are happy to ...