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Dying By Prescription: Oxycontin controversy


  Global TV’s  Current affairs show 16×9 [Canada]  Published on Aug 22, 2012 Part 1 – Oxycotin was touted as a miracle, pain relief with few side effects and less addictive than morphine. Soon it was the most prescribed drug in … Continue reading

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Gabor Maté – The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power


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Addicted to healthcare


Interesting perspective from Stanton Peele on what might be called the placebo effect of receiving attention from healthcare professionals. As, collectively, we loose faith in our own self to live well we turn to “professionals” to fix us, reassure ourselves … Continue reading

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