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Opioid Addiction Therapy Drug Patent For Purdue Pharma?

The stark reality of the opioid crisis in America is that more than 115 people die every day as a result of prescription painkillers, heroin and fentanyl. To put that tragic statistic into context, more people die in one year from opioid overdoses than American lives lost during the entirety of the Vietnam War. So, […]


September is Pain Awareness Month: Understanding Chronic Pain

Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by Inspire Malibu Chronic pain is one of the leading causes of long-term disability in the United States. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 76 million Americans, about one in four people, suffer from pain that lasts longer than 24 hours, and millions more deal […]


National Suicide Prevention Week – What Can You Do to Help?

Last Updated on February 6, 2021 by Inspire Malibu Suicide Prevention Week – September 6 to 12, 2020. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) declared this year’s Suicide Prevention Week theme “The Power of Connection.” Sadly, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, and according to the Centers for […]


How Are Diseases Classified? Read the DSM-5 and ICD-11

Medical science takes a backseat to no other field when it comes to the density of its “inside baseball” jargon. Exhibit A for this argument is the fact that two of the most respected medical manuals in the world (DSM-5 and ICD-11), both of which the general public know little to nothing about, are thicker […]