Opioid Abuse and Misuse

Recent Articles

Nov 16, 2017

The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on changes to Medicaid, e-prescribing and clerkship spots for U.S. med students.

Nov 16, 2017

Doctors encourage non-opioid approaches to pain and safe disposal of unwanted meds, and change the approach to post-surgical prescribing.

Nov 15, 2017

Delegates also push for effective opioid-use disorder in jails and prisons and emergency naloxone in public settings.

Nov 12, 2017

Teamwork among doctors, physician leaders and other organizations is needed to move medicine in the right direction, says AMA President David O. Barbe, MD, MHA.

Nov 09, 2017

Stigmatization and payers’ use of prior authorization can make it harder to deliver evidence-based treatment to the patients who need it.