opioid epidemic

Opioids, Medication Safety Top Focus at ASHP Summer Meetings
Opioids, Medication Safety Top Focus at ASHP Summer MeetingsFormer NASA astronaut to keynote event helping pharmacists explore some of the biggest challenges facing pharmacy.
Top 7 Worst Customer Stories
Top 7 Worst Customer StoriesThe worst of the worst customers that our readers have had the (dis)pleasure of helping.
Small Doses: Pharmacy News Featuring Vaccine Skeptics, an Aspirin-Cancer Link, and More
Small Doses: Pharmacy News Featuring Vaccine Skeptics, an Aspirin-Cancer Link, and MoreEasy-to-swallow bits of news from around the world of pharmacy.
Tripled Hep C Rates Blamed on Opioid Crisis
Tripled Hep C Rates Blamed on Opioid CrisisThe surge in HCV transmission rates is being blamed on the opioid epidemic.
Missouri PDMP Bill Fails—AgainMissouri is still the only hold-out in creating prescription monitoring programs.
Fourteen things Trump needs to know about opioidsAs President Trump promises fight the opioid epidemic, here are 14 things experts want him to know.
Reader Response
Reader ResponseA Letter to the Editor about our recent article on opioid addiction.
How Pharmacists Can Lead an Opioid Exit Plan
How Pharmacists Can Lead an Opioid Exit PlanManaging post-op pain is a team effort—and who better to lead the team than a medication expert?
Cherokee Nation Sues CVS, Walgreens, and Others Over Opioids
Cherokee Nation Sues CVS, Walgreens, and Others Over OpioidsDid major chain pharmacies and distributors contribute to the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma?
Is $485 million enough to end the opioid epidemic?
Is $485 million enough to end the opioid epidemic?The HHS is giving out greatly needed funds, but money alone may not be enough.