Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

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.

Jul 19, 2017

Lack of transparency and complaint-driven enforcement hinder coverage parity for substance-use disorder treatment, says a recent analysis.

Jul 13, 2017

Jerome Adams, MD—President Donald Trump’s choice for surgeon general—also advocates a wide range of interventions to fight the opioid epidemic.