June 2, 2016
The 57-year-old music icon officially became the most high-profile victim of the nation's opioid epidemic.
May 8, 2016
There may be an inexpensive way to reduce the risky use of pain medications by people at high risk of overdosing: using trained therapists in the emergency department to provide motivational interviews.
May 3, 2016
The poll found most Americans remain unaware of federal parity laws on access to mental health care, 2 years into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
April 10, 2016
The intravenous acetaminophen Ofirmev has been shown to decrease hospital length of stay, opioid-related complications, and overall costs compared with traditional opioid analgesics.
March 15, 2016
The guideline is designed to improve decision-making when prescribing pain medication. CDC authors note that the sheer rise of opioid prescriptions cannot be explained by the underlying health status of the population.