opioid crisis

The Surgeon General Wants More Naloxone, Now What?
The Surgeon General Wants More Naloxone, Now What?What do pharmacies have to do with the recent Surgeon General Advisory? A lot, actually.
How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing Care
How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing CareHere's how one federally qualified health center in southcentral Pennsylvania is tackling the opioid crisis in its community.
Why medicine needs to intervene in the opioid crisisWe spoke with ChangeMaker John Hsu, MD, a California-based anesthesiologist on the need to intervene in the opioid crisis.
Why healthcare needs to intervene in the opioid crisisWe spoke with ChangeMaker John Hsu, MD, a Whittier, California-based anesthesiologist, on the need to intervene in the opioid crisis.
Are opioids better than nonopioids to improve pain?President Donald Trump was expected to announce a new plan to combat the opioid crisis, even as a recent study found that prescription opioids were not as effective as over-the-counter medications for pain management.
Suboxone and the Pharmacist
Suboxone and the PharmacistPhysicians, providers, and the broader community need to find a more economical way of treating the patients struggling with opioids.
Four Ways Pharmacists Are Fighting Opioid Abuse
Four Ways Pharmacists Are Fighting Opioid AbuseGreater awareness of the dangers posed by prescription opioids is changing pharmacy practice.
The opioid crisis: Prenatal and postnatal care
The opioid crisis: Prenatal and postnatal careOb/gyns are on the front line of the opioid epidemic and have a responsibility to recognize, treat, refer, and advocate for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
Penalizing doctors for pharma ties is a misguided overreach of powerSometimes when trying to fix one problem, you end up creating many, many more.
Innovative solutions for tackling the opioid crisis
Innovative solutions for tackling the opioid crisisThe skyrocketing number of Americans dying from opioid overdoses has physicians, public health officials and politicians scrambling for ways to stem the epidemic.