Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.
Mikkael Sekeres MD“A store could go from ordering 10 dosages of 10 milligrams of oxycodone in one month, to 7,999 dosages the next, without raising an alarm.” The many companies that turned a blind eye to this epidemic — it’s mind boggling.
The Lenfest Institute for Journalism looks at how the Akron arts and culture publication is launching a new membership program and ownership structure — a multi-stakeholder co-op model — designed to keep The Devil Strip strong 'while also making...
Some patients genuinely need powerful painkillers to make their excruciating existence at least somewhat tolerable.
Mikkael Sekeres MDThe opiate crisis is a scourge. What has gotten lost in the reporting are the cancer patients who genuinely need the drugs to make their excruciating existence at least somewhat tolerable. My latest essay in @nytimeswell.
I believe our ability to understand stories is the most finely tuned instrument in the modern practice of precision medicine, writes Dr. Jay Baruch.
Mikkael Sekeres MD“A medical case shouldn’t be confused with a patient’s story. A case is a problem, and our job is to find the solution. But a story is about a person who struggles. Stories ask ‘Why?’” Brilliant, about the power of patient stories from @JBaruchMD
Illegitimi EPIC Non Carborundum (Don’t Let the EPIC Bastards Grind You Down) - Editor's Corner - ASH Clinical News
Mikkael Sekeres MDMy latest editorial in @ASHClinicalNews on vowing to fight back against the computers!!! Illegitimi EPIC Non Carborundum (Don’t Let the EPIC Bastards Grind You Down) - ASH Clinical News