We hear much about the war on drugs.There is a much bigger problem that has not attracted much attention or interest.That is the deaths,overdoses and addictions due to legal pain killers. An inquest is pending in the coroners court about a death related to the prescription of Oxycontin two years ago. This drug which was promoted as being non addictive is highly addictive.I have written an article for Australian news websites on this issue
Read it at Perth Now Herald Sun or The Telegraph
Medical Doctor, author, speaker, media presenter and health industry consultant, Dr Joe Kosterich wants you to be healthy and get the most out of life.
Joe writes for numerous medical and mainstream publications, is clinical editor at Medical Forum Magazine, and is also a regular on radio and television.
Joe is Medical Advisor to Medicinal Cannabis Company Little Green Pharma, Chairman of Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association and sits on the board of Arthritis and Osteoporosis WA. He is often called to give opinions in medico legal cases.
He has self-published two books: Dr Joe’s DIY Health and 60 Minutes To Better Health.
Through all this he continues to see patients as a GP each week.