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Natural Disasters Endanger Patients on Life-Sustaining Medications

Posted on Sep 13, 2017
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Hurricanes and other natural disasters pose a significant threat to individuals with chronic illnesses who heavily rely on life-sustaining medications. For example, people with pain are going without medications for prolonged periods of time during natural disasters, triggering severe withdrawal symptoms. Policymakers should ensure that patients have access to their medications during times like these. Read more here.

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