Tag Archives: Viewpoints

Viewpoints: Why Build A Wall When Big Pharma Is Behind The Opioid Crisis?; Stop All This Nonsense About Single Payer

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. USA Today: Opioid Epidemic: Blame Big Pharma, Not Mexican Drug Lords, For Crisis Over the past two decades, I have seen firsthand the consequences of our crisis. I began my journey into addiction not with an illegal herb or powder from the jungles of Colombia, but… Read More »

Viewpoints: States Can Sidestep Dangerous Trends In Health Care; Positive Progress Left Behind In 2018

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Hill: States Have New Roadmap For Health Care Reform  A new federal report gives states a roadmap for improving access to health care and making it more affordable, and lawmakers across the nation should act on it soon. The report, a collaboration of several agencies,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On How Needle Exchanges Enhance Public Health; Are Adversities Taking A Toll On Mental Health Of Young Black Americans?

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Miami Herald: More People Than Ever Are Dying From Opioid Overdoses. But Not In Miami-Dade. Recent Florida Department of Law Enforcement data found that overdose deaths declined in Miami-Dade County last year, bucking a multiyear surge in local, state and national opioid mortality. Miami-Dade has… Read More »