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Prevention Efforts Compliment Substance Abuse Treatment in El Paso

Law enforcement officers are partnering with a substance abuse treatment provider in El Paso, Texas to encourage local residents to turn in unused or...

Albuquerque Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Expands

In an effort to expand its drug and alcohol addiction treatment in Albuquerque, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced last week that...

Prescription Opioids Affect Addiction Treatment in Norman

Several pharmaceutical companies are being sued for developing and distributing habit-forming opioid prescriptions that have perpetuated a rise in the number of residents in...

Doctors Paid By Big Pharma Prescribe More Opioids

A new research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals an association between doctors who received payments...

Memphis Rehabilitation Center Tests New Methods to Curb Opioid Abuse

Healthcare professionals at a rehabilitation center in Memphis, Tennessee are exploring the use of alternative methods of pain management that may be able to...

Online tool exposes doctors’ big pharma connections

A new online tool allows people to search for payments made by pharmaceutical and medical device companies to American physicians.The Dollars for Docs database...

California will soon require public notice on drug price hikes

Pharmaceutical companies selling drugs in California will soon have to notify the public two months ahead of price hikes.Legislation signed into law by...

New data: ER doctors prescribe fewer opioids than other physicians

Health care professionals who work in emergency departments prescribe less opioid-based medications than other physicians, a new study revealed.The study, published in Annals...

One in 12 doctors accepts opioid-related payments from drug companies

One in 12 doctors and approximately 1 in every 5 family medicine physicians have accepted payments related to opioids from pharmaceutical companies, according to...

FDA warns about withholding opioid addiction medications from patients on CNS...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning prescribers about withholding opioid addiction treatment medications from patients who are taking central nervous system...
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