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Salem-News.com (May-08-2019 01:55)

Is Scott M. Fishman, MD Responsible for Opioid Addictions and Deaths?

His "guide" aimed at State Medical Boards around the country became the holy grail to physicians in minimizing the dangers of addiction and death from prescribed opioids such as OxyContin.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Scott M. Fishman Dr. Fishman has been relatively quiet since being named in a now sealed US Senate Finance Committee investigation as well as being sued throughout the country for his part in the opioid epidemic.

The complaint states that Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, drafted and sponsored "Responsible Opioid Prescribing", a clinician guidebook produced by the Federation of State Medical Board (FSMB) and written by Scott M. Fishman, MD.

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Salem-News.com (May-02-2019 12:27)

6 Pretty Important Things to Know About Oregon Before Moving Here

Oregon has a culture all it's own and you might just love it.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon country fair Planning a move to Oregon? Well, you are definitely not alone. In fact, Oregon is the 9th fastest growing state, according to the US Census Bureau. The expected population increase is estimated to be around 1.4 percent. Not bad for Oregon, and the growth of the state is certainly good for businesses in major cities.

However, simply moving to Oregon without a bit of Oregonian advice could be a bad idea. Why? Oregon is not your run-of-the--mill state.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-29-2019 18:59)

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques

The fascinating story of how people unable to vote still ultimately earned a victory in our democracy.

(ALBANY, NY) - Vieques Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants. Fringed by palm trees and lovely beaches, it attracts substantial numbers of tourists.

In contrast, for about six decades, Vieques served as a bombing range, military training site, and storage depot for the U.S. Navy, until its outraged residents, driven to distraction, rescued their homeland from the grip of militarism.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-26-2019 08:45)

Automobile Insurance for Non US Citizens: Difficulties and Options

It is compulsory to have liability insurance in most U.S. states.

(SALEM, Ore.) - car insurance Everyone needs to get around. If you're visiting the United States, but not a U.S. citizen, you'll still need car insurance if you want to drive while in the USA.

How you'll to approach obtaining suitable coverage that is suitable is dependent upon how long you are likely to stay in the country, as well as the conditions of your stay.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 00:02)

The Assange Matter

“I know nothing about Wikileaks.” -Donald J. Trump [April 11, 2019]

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - assange At this point, I am not sympathetic about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's arrest in London after being evicted from the Ecuadoran Embassy after six years in exile. Assange allegedly collaborated with Russians to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report is clear that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and sought to help Donald Trump win the White House.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-22-2019 23:38)

Someone`s Child:
My Addict as written by a Forever Broken Mom

This speaks to every parent who has lost a loved one to the opioid/heroin epidemic, or is fighting for the life of a loved one

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - my addict All day -- every day so many of these faces come over to me. We are losing a generation of beautiful, young people. Do you think it is time to stop idolizing the "wannabe rock star advocates" and work on prevention, education and treatment like your child's life depends on it? (Because it does)

Can a focus be put on "harm elimination" rather than "harm reduction?" Can the word "stigma" be unspoken and the word "outrage" be shouted that financial profit has overtaken saving human life?

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Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2019 14:21)

How to Take a Loan from Family without Risk to Lender or Borrower

Be wary, money often does not mix well with close friends & family.

(SALEM Ore.) - money Did you know that friends and family give away over $89 billion in loans annually in the U.S? The bank of family is the most popular source of business funding for startups or for a home purchase.

Over 38% of all new businesses rely on startup funds from family while 6% of home buyers use funds sourced from family.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-03-2019 17:46)

Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family were exposed in 2007. Why was it ignored?

Why has it taken 12 years for attention to be given to Purdue Pharma and the Sacklers when I begged for it in 2007?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Sackler Pharma RICO Consider how many lives could have been saved if those responsible for the prescription opioid epidemic had been charged under RICO. Why should they have been charged and what exactly is RICO? Here is a simplified definition for those not familiar.

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or
RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-28-2019 12:51)

The Legacy of Scott Gottlieb, MD, Commissioner of FDA: Watchdog or Lapdog?

"the root cause of this epidemic is the FDA's illegal approval of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain."-Ed Thompson

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Scott Gottlieb After a stint of less than two years as Commissioner of the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, MD has announced his resignation to "spend more time with his family."

On February 24, CBS 60 Minutes aired a segment on the opioid epidemic featuring a high-ranking executive from the pharmaceutical industry, Ed Thompson. Thompson has many years experience in the industry and, in fact, produces opioids for pharma and bravely accused the FDA of opening the floodgates on the opioid epidemic.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-26-2019 13:08)

Attractive Businesswomen Viewed as Less Trustworthy Femmes Fatales

Stereotypes are alive and well. The study results were independent of the women’s role or industry.

(PULLMAN, Wash.) - Leah Sheppard A Washington State University researcher says attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy, less truthful and more worthy of being fired than less attractive women.

This “femme fatale effect,” as she and a University of Colorado colleague call it, goes beyond a commonly accepted explanation that attractive women simply aren’t seen as fitting in traditionally masculine roles.

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