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AM 870 The Morning Answer with Jen and Grant Interview with the Founder of Waismann Method

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On September 10th, 2021, Clare Waismann, RAS/SUDCC, founder of WAISMANN METHOD® and Domus Retreat joined Jennifer Horn and Grant Stinchfield of the Morning Answer AM 870, to talk about the alarming spike in drug overdose deaths, the rise of illicit fentanyl and available opioid treatment options. We are delighted to present to you the recording […]

The Future of Healthcare for Opioid Dependence: ‘Treat the Whole Person’

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Addressing the pervasive social and medical issue of opioid abuse in the United States, according to Dr. Michael Lowenstein, will require both a movement of “empathy and compassion,” as well as continuing to transition from a “disease care” system to a “healthcare” system. “There is too much judgment and stigma around opioid use disorder, addiction, […]

Meds Not to Mix: Your Guide to Taking OTC (Over the Counter) Drugs Safely

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Many over-the-counter medications are available to consumers, but they must be aware of their potential interactions. This blog provides some tips on taking OTC drugs and safely avoiding harmful interactions. Always consult your pharmacist or doctor if you’re unsure how to take a particular medication. Stay safe and healthy! With all the medication available on […]

Opioid Executive Guilty Verdict Means Other Pharma Execs Could Be Charged with Racketeering

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Insys Therapeutics’ founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy related to fentanyl-based Subsys. Fentanyl is one of the leading causes of drug overdose deaths in the U.S., but effective fentanyl detox treatment is available. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 3, 2019 — Former billionaire and Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy by […]

Administration Is Finally Dealing with the Opioid Crisis Head-On

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2019 — The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released its report, “The Role of Opioid Prices in the Evolving Opioid Crisis,” on April 30, 2019, and the White House summarized the report in a fact sheet titled “Understanding and Addressing the Driving Forces of the Opioid Crisis.” Although this administration […]

FDA Addresses Discontinuation of Prescription Opioids

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Waismann Method® Applauds FDA’s Opioid Label Changes but Cautions New Guidelines Are Not Enough BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 10, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent efforts to stem the tide of the opioid epidemic have received backlash from pain management doctors and chronic pain patients. By curtailing access to prescription opioids for […]

Waismann Method®, One of the Pioneers of Rapid Detox, Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Effective Opioid Use Disorder Treatments

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The Waismann Method® team celebrates two successful decades of helping thousands of patients achieve freedom from opioid and alcohol dependence.  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., January 28, 2019,/PRNewswire-PR Web/ — Waismann Method® Advanced Treatment for Opiate Dependence is proud to announce its 20th year providing unparalleled success in opioid detoxification treatment. Located in Southern California, Waismann Method® […]

CDC Reports Highest Drug Overdose Death Rates in Record

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released provisional data showing 70,689 drug overdose deaths in 2017. We’ve analyzed the CDC release and responded in a press release of our own addressing what this data means for our communities. The data released showed the highest overdose death rate on record and reflects an increase […]

Death Rates from Fentanyl Analogs Doubled

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Waismann Method’s director Clare Waismann provides insight into the CDC reports on doubling of death rates from fentanyl analogs. According to the CDC’s Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report, the number of deaths from fentanyl and fentanyl analogs doubled in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016. “We need to reach patients […]