CCHF’s Twila Brase Talks to PennLive.com: Opioid epidemic’s other victims: Patients in pain who can’t find relief


“There are those patients whose lives are dependent on pain relief. Now the doctors are afraid to even have those patients,” says Twila Brase, a registered nurse and head of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom, a patient advocacy organization.

Some have been dropped by their doctors. Some have turned to illegal street drugs out of desperation. Some have committed suicide, say Brase and others. Read more…

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