We interview TameraLynn Stewart, one of the most successful chronic pain advocates in the country, who turned her experiences with pain and cancer into public health advocacy. She was one of many advocates who authored Senate Bill 57 (SB57), which proved to be landmark legislation, making Oklahoma one of the first states to reverse course on poorly conceived opioid policies – turning against restrictive prescribing practices and towards patient centric opioid policies.
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Number of COVID-19 Omicron variant cases in Europe as of November 29, 2021, by country
In late-November 2021, the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus which causes COVID-19) was designated as a variant of concern by the World Health Organization due to fears about a higher transmissibility from the variant and a possible decrease in the effectiveness of vaccines against it.