Karen in Opioid Crisis
July 14, 2018

Missouri’s Struggle with Opioid Painkillers Revealed in Senate Report

In July 2018, a U.S. Senate report revealed the massive overprescribing of opioid painkillers to Missourians that has been going on unabated for years.


Karen in Prescription drugs
January 3, 2018

Solving the Opioid Crisis: The Effects of Misplaced Control, Part II

When doctors prescribe any drug, it should only be done to improve a patient’s health, right? Over the last few decades, prescribing practices have begun to be influenced too heavily by the wrong parties. Millions of Americans have suffered as a result.


Karen in Pharmaceutical Companies
December 20, 2017

Failed Senate Investigation Could Have Saved Lives

In 2012, the Senate Finance Committee opened an investigation that could have revealed a hidden influence contributing to the loss of thousands of American lives. IF the report on this investigation had ever been published.


Karen in Pharmaceutical Companies
December 6, 2017

Hospitals Join Movement to Demand Pharmaceutical Company Responsibility

In state after state, Attorneys General have been filing lawsuits directed at pharmaceutical corporations they claim are responsible for our current epidemic of opioid abuse and addiction. What benefits could result if these lawsuits are won?