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If doctors are more empathetic when treating their patients they can reduce the addiction to opiates. In the articles, "Veterans Face Greater Risks Amid Opioid Crisis," (2016) Childress, " and A Growing Number of Veterans Struggle To Quit Powerful Painkillers," (2014) Lawrence, the authors argue...

As the opioid crisis in America grows, the victims to drug addiction are in need of easier access to getting help for themselves. Gladys Johnsen lost her daughter’s partner to an overdose that occurred just weeks after he was searching for help. She stated that...

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/09/books/high-on-hitler-and-meth-book-says-nazis-were-fueled-by-drugs.html?_r=0 The link above will direct you to High on Hitler and Meth: Book Says Nazis Were Fueled by Drugs by David Segal. Norman Ohler reveals in his interview that his latest book, Blitzed, will go into detail about the drugs that both Adolf Hitler and the...

In Why I Write, George Orwell discusses that he includes his personal experiences in his writing to make it more distinctive. Orwell says that "I am not able, and do not want, to completely abandon the world view that I acquired in childhood" (p. 4). As...

How are writing and empathy similar? When a person writes they might be following instructions or free writing. Empathy is putting yourself into someone else’s position and understanding how they feel. Writing and empathy can be similar because to write about something you might have to...

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