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Our readers ask some great questions about Migraine disease and other headache disorders here on HealthCentral's Migraine community. Nancy and I both answer questions in our community question and answer section . Dr. Krusz and I answer other questions in our Ask the Clinician column .
Some of the questions apply to many of our readers, and are great topics for discussion. So, every week, I bring you our Question of the Week. I hope you'll take a few minutes to look at these questions and the answers, then join us in discussion. One of the best things about online communities is the opportunity to share information and experiences.
This week's Question of the Week:
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It has been about ten years since the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) launched what some feel is a targeted war on drugs, the battleground being your Doctor's office. The DEA feels there has continued to be a diversion of prescription narcotics for use on "the street." I am not sure this is what they had in mind for Main Street.
The focus on physicians is perhaps the least resistant path to the easier drug bust; after all, physicians are supposed to maintain records of prescriptions written, and document the reasoning behind and the plans for the continued use of a prescription drug. That drug dealer out on the street is a tougher collar.
Physicians have been put through the wringer of the American judicial system, on charges ranging from drug dealing to murder, charges rooted in the over-prescribing of narcotic medications. There is a certain irony here, as such woes have befallen physicians in parallel with the development of drugs that have all...
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