Clinical CareEquipping PCPs to Screen and Intervene on Behavioral Health
Research shows that many physicians are unprepared for conducting behavioral health screening and brief interventions.
Data Touted by OxyContin Maker to Fight Lawsuits Doesn't Tell the Whole Story
Downplaying its role in the opioid epidemic, Purdue Pharma has embraced a federal statistic showing it was a minor player...
Clinical CareDeath Certificate Project Accuses 64 Calif. Doctors
Five surrender licenses after claims of grossly negligent overprescribing; more to come.
Governor's 'Mental Health Czar' Seeks New Blueprint For Care In California
Touring the Golden State as an unpaid advisor to Gov. Gavin Newsom, Thomas Insel looks to revamp mental healthcare.
Clinical CareDoctors Can Change Opioid Prescribing Habits, But Progress Comes In Small Doses
After guidelines for operations were issued in October 2017, surgeons in Michigan reduced by nearly one-third the number of pills...
Clinical CareNJ Doc Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for Patient's Fentanyl Death
Barry S. Sloan, MD, admitted that he gave medically unnecessary prescriptions for 'Subsys' to a 36-year-old Manhattan man who died...
Clinical CareSmoking-Related PAD Risk Lingers Even After Quitting
'Impact of smoking on major artery disease may last up to 30 years,' researcher says.
StrategyJuul Hires Leading Teen Addiction Researcher As Medical Director
Mark Rubinstein, MD, a pediatrician and formerly a leading researcher with UC San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control Research and...
Pain Management Doc Allegedly Took Bribes, Kickbacks to Prescribe Fentanyl
Sun allegedly received $140,000 in bribes and kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics in exchange for prescribing more than 28 million micrograms...
Clinical CareBehavioral Health Needs Spike for Children and Young Adults. How Providers Can Help
A new analysis of private healthcare claim records finds behavioral health disorders spiking among young people. Find out what one...
Clinical CareSurgeons' Opioid-Prescribing Habits Hard To Kick
A new data analysis shows that even as the CDC issued warnings, surgeons handed out many times the number of...
Drug Users Armed With Naloxone Double As Medics On Streets Of San Francisco
Fentanyl users may be using naloxone to reverse as many overdoses as paramedics ? or more.