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As the feds crack down on opioid prescriptions, patients are taking their own lives, doctors are losing their jobs and overdose rates continue unabated.

July 31, 2018

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The Government’s Solution To The Opioid     Crisis Feels Like A War To Pain Patients By Art Levine Jay Lawrence, an energetic truck driver in his late 30s, was driving a semitrailer across a bridge when the brakes failed. To avoid plowing into the car in front of him, he swerved sideways and slammed the truck […]

Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At 79

February 14, 2016

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Antonin Gregory Scalia (i/skəˈliːə/; March 11, 1936 – February 13, 2016)[1][2][3][4] was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1986 until his death in 2016. Appointed to the Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, Scalia was described as the intellectual anchor for the originalist and textualist position in the […]

What started as a toothache from a lost filling became a raging infection that landed Christopher Smith in the University of Louisville Hospital

June 29, 2015

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  What started as a toothache from a lost filling became a raging infection that landed Christopher Smith in the University of Louisville Hospital emergency room, then in intensive care on a ventilator and feeding tube. "It came on so quickly and violently. I was terrified," said Smith, 41, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, who lacked dental […]