Experts are saying that the opioid crisis is being fought from the wrong front.
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Experts say stigma regarding treatment options and limited access to resources is hindering opioid recovery.
Private biotechnology company AnTolRx has announced Pfizer has exercised the option to license an immune tolerance therapy related to Type 1 diabetes.
The third wave of the nation’s opioid crisis involves increased fentanyl use, reports the CDC.
Maryland is one of 45 states that currently allows medical students to perform public exams on female patients while the women are under anethesia. A new bill is being introduced to change that.
Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family have reached a settlement with the state of Oklahoma. Two other defendants remain, Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) recently tweeted that overprescribing of opioids is the root cause of the epidemic and her post was met with strong opposition.
Suicide rates in Michigan are alarmingly high and may be linked to opioid use, according to a recent University of Michigan study.
Researchers have found that alcohol is an effective, yet risky way to manage pain.