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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Tuesday-Newsday #105

Time for Tuesday-Newsday! The Featured Blog Post this week is, "Being chronically ill or in pain can feel like a full-time job," by Toni Bernhard. 

Let Me Know: If you’d like me to watch for articles on your pain condition, just drop me a note in the comments section below. 

WARNING:  My goal is to provide the most up-to-date news I can, which you can then take to your personal doctor and debate the merits of before you try it. I do not endorse any of the docs, treatments, info, and meds in anything I post nor can I guarantee they are all effective, especially not for everyone. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!



“At least thirteen hospitals in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania (are involved in this recall)...”


note from Shannon: "They think they are doing a good thing with this bill. But to block access to any drug could prevent patients who cannot tolerate side effects or don’t have optimal results from the tamper-proof rx from from getting the relief they need and deserve."


Read part two HERE





There is an effort underway in many states to pass legislation to ensure that this does not happen. It will require you and your physician to be notified in order to substitute your biologic for a biosimilar. We believe we have the right know what medications we are taking. Do you live in one of these states and take a biologic? Do you want to help us ensure we know what drugs we are taking? If so, contact Allen Todd at: atodd@ghlf.org for info on how you can help. Read more about the legislation HERE.


by Toni Bernhard 

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