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Doctors Were Paid to Prescribe Opioids

This article was previously published May 9, 2018, and has been updated with new information. For years, opioid addiction in the U.S. has continued to spiral at all-time highs — so much so that, by 2017, it had already been identified as a significant factor in unemployment among men,1 with opioid overdoses the leading cause… Read More »

GPs will be paid bonus £11.50 for each obese patient they refer for weight management help

GPs will be paid a bonus of £11.50 for every obese patient they refer for diet plans and fitness trackers as part of NHS anti-obesity drive Doctors are encouraged to identify obese patients and refer them to a scheme NHS Digital Weight Management Service will prescribe diets and exercise  Scheme slammed as ‘fundamentally flawed’ by… Read More »