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Trumps New Bill on Healthcare

Trumps New Bill on Healthcare   Opioid overdoses killed 91 Americans a day in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The issue has become one of the sticking points in senators’ efforts to pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act, as their Obamacare standby bill is called in operation. After weeks of secret negotiations and meetings,…

29 States with Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

MEDICAL MARIJUANA The word medical marijuana refers to consuming the whole, unrefined marijuana plant or its simple extracts to cure signs of disorder and other conditions. The U.S. Food and Medication Administration (FDA) has not acknowledged the marijuana plant as medication. Often, people become mixed up among the terms cannabis and marijuana. Cannabis is a type for…

Healthcare for Addicts

GOP rejects Obamacare… Who will it affect? While it may be of no surprise to many that Trump is not doing what he promised, such as not interfering with Medicaid. He promised all the voters that he will provide insurance to everyone in need but the recent decision to repeal Obamacare has caused a fury…

Opioid Epidemic Looms in the US: GOP’s Proposed Cuts to Medicaid Threaten Treatment for Opioid Addiction

The fight to combat the opioid crisis is a key issue that commands virtually unanimous support on Capitol Hill. Why? Communities in various states are struggling to control the opioid epidemic that has created havoc in the US and affected every one irrespective of their age, race, and socioeconomic status. In this context, Medicaid, which…

Opioid Crisis In America

New York Senator Schumer Demands Opioid Commission to Get its Act Together   Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, recently called on the President’s ‘Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis’ for creating a program that will help save struggling addicts in the country.   The senator was reported saying that he had never witnessed a…

Robert Reich Explains

  The Effects of the Repeal of Obamacare on Addiction Treatment Costs The early part of 2010 witnessed the rolling out of new healthcare policies by the Obama administration. These policies were formulated to offer accessible and affordable health insurance cover to those Americans who were previously uninsured. The Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment reported…