year-over-year we’re seeing a significant increase in opioid addiction and death in New Jersey 70,000 dying a year from our country every year 70,000 people dying from drug overdoses that’s absolutely ridiculous through the auto program st. Joseph’s Hospital here in Paterson New Jersey is the first hospital in the… Continue Reading New Jersey hospital leads fight against opioid crisis with alternative treatment

— Maine has one of the highest overdose rates in the country… — Mr. Speaker, no one living in Maine today can ignore the addiction epidemic that is upon us. — …and the state has responded aggressively, by passing one of the nation’s strictest laws on prescribing opioids. It caps… Continue Reading Maine’s Strict Opioid Law Is Harming Chronic Pain Patients | World of Hurt (HBO)

[MUSIC PLAYING] Frequently, my back pain was so severe, and it was difficult to lie down. It was difficult to get up. So I think over the years, the pain began to exacerbate before I began to do anything about it. Tai Chi was a mystical and strange subject. And… Continue Reading Back Pain: How One Veteran Found Relief | Consumer Reports

>>WE ARE GOING TO START OFF WITH — PAUL: JASON STEIN OF ROCKY COAST FAMILY ACUPUNCTURE IN SOUTH PORTLAND KNOWS PEOPLE ARE SKEPTICAL ABOUT HIS INDUSTRY, BUT HE TELLS US HE’S SEEN ACUPUNCTURE HELP CALM PEOPLE WHO ARE STRUGGLING TO FREE THEMSELVES FROM THE GRIP OF ADDICTION.>>I THINK IT ALLOWS… Continue Reading Push to have MaineCare cover acupuncture as treatment for drug addiction