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Vote Against Viagra? Claude Curran MD is Running as an Independent in Massachusetts Ninth Congressional District

May 28, 2012

Curran, a psychiatrist, is known for his outspoken advocacy for people with addiction.As a founding member of Physicians and Nurses Against Tobacco, Dr. Curran has worked to engage spiritual leaders in the fight against tobacco industry.

(PRWEB) May 27, 2012

A United States Congressional candidate is taking on the Pfizer Corporation and its ED commercials as one of his campaign issues. “These commercials are embarrassing. In less than thirty seconds these ads violate innocence, decency, and respect of the human person across all generations. Pfizer should be ashamed,” stated Claude Curran a physician who is running as an independent in Massachusetts ninth congressional district.

“I consider this more than just a social housekeeping issue. It’s something that disturbs most people but has been forced on viewers. When I mention these ED commercials almost everyone finds them embarrassing but there’s no one to complain to. Cable and satellite TV just want advertising revenue,” he said.

TV ads for medications are only one of many unnecessary healthcare expenditure that are passed on the consumer.

Curran, a psychiatrist, is known for his outspoken advocacy for people with addiction. He remains concerned about continued federal restrictions on access to buprenorphine, a medicine used to treat heroin addiction. “This federal regulation not only restricts who can prescribe, it restricts the number of patients that can be treated. It artificially maintains the national demand for heroin! It is tantamount to treason.”

Curran claims that buprenorphine, sold under the trade name Suboxone, could eliminate over 80% of the world demand for heroin. Curran hopes to raise awareness of the corruption, greed and waste in the addiction treatment industry. He discusses this at length on http://www.CurranForCongress.com. “Powerful special interests don´t want us to change what we´re doing,” Curran warns.

Dr. Curran is also concerned about the U.S. reliance on foreign doctors to provide most of the nation´s primary medical care. As a founding member of Physicians and Nurses Against Tobacco, Dr. Curran has worked to engage spiritual leaders in the fight against tobacco industry. He plans to organize a “Tobacco Pilgrimage” if elected. “Nicotine is the most dangerous addiction–it leads to all the others,” Dr. Curran said.

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