Quickies: OxyContin, the best PAC, and a “wellness” advocate facing legal action


Amanda works in healthcare, is a loudmouthed feminist, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

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  1. Addiction is a horrible thing, i can’t even imagine being unable to fight my own bodies urges.

    I started listening to a podcast recently called Embedded and they talked with people who were addicted to an opioid called Opana.

    It’s heartbreaking and it shows how unintended consequences work sometimes. The manufacturer tried to stop the illegal sales of the drug (that was initially snorted) by adding a coating to the pill to make it harder to crush. What it instead did was caused the users to figure out a way to inject it, inadvertently touched off an HIV outbreak in Indiana caused by needle sharing.

    It’s hard to listen too but it’s a good podcast.

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