Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

Sep 07, 2017

The opioid-overdose antidote naloxone saves lives. Co-prescribing it to patients at risk for overdose provides a tangible and timely option for care.

Aug 24, 2017

Overdose deaths up again among 15- to 19-year olds. A new pediatric practice model holds promise as a solution to specialist shortages.

Aug 16, 2017

A U.S. appeals panel reverses a medical privacy victory and fails to dismiss argument that patient, physician privacy concerns are “speculative.”

Aug 09, 2017

Jerome Adams, MD, confirmed as surgeon general. The opioid epidemic, harm reduction and health policy bipartisanship are highlighted at his hearing.

Aug 01, 2017

A program at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is creating physicians equipped to treat opioid-use disorder as residents.