With Public Meeting, FDA Signals Interest in New Opioid Limits
Agency seeks input on possible approaches to discourage high-dose prescribing.
Clinical CareAMA Delegates Debate Privacy of Substance Use Tx Records
Comments address patient privacy, treatment needs
Clinical CareFatal Opioid Overdoses Provide 'Favorable' Organ Donors
A new study challenges the rationale used to reject the use of vital organs harvested from deceased opioid users.
FinanceOklahoma's 'Precedent-Setting' Suit Puts Opioid Drugmakers On Trial
A major settlement just two days before the trial leaves a sole defendant in the case brought by Oklahoma's top...
Why Missouri's The Last Holdout On A Statewide Rx Monitoring Program
Because of ongoing fears about privacy violations tangled up with gun control, the bill never got a full vote in...
StrategyGive Opioid Makers a Reason to Stop Overselling, Expert Says
There is a lesson to be learned from the tobacco industry.
Clinical CareAdopt This Program to Treat Pediatric Chronic Pain Without Opioids
In this inpatient program, patients are weaned off opioid medications while participating in a wide range of therapy and coping...
Clinical CarePain Clinics' Doctors Needlessly Tested Hundreds Of Urine Samples, Court Records Show
Once among the largest pain management groups in the Southeast, CPS crumbled amid financial woes and a criminal investigation that...
Multistate Opioid, Fraud Bust Snares 31 Docs, 8 Nurses, 7 Pharmacists
Charges involve more than 350,000 prescriptions for controlled substances and more than 32 million pills across eight states.
Don't Just Blame Drug Companies for the Opioid Crisis
Expert says the healthcare system 'left an opening for industry, and they took the opening.'
Clinical CareAspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine
The opioid epidemic is spurring medical institutions around the country to create fellowships for aspiring doctors who want to treat...