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May 03, 2021
According to Nora D. Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug use and overdose deaths have significantly increased since the outset of the pandemic. What made it worse?
April 30, 2021
The FDA approved a higher dose of naloxone to treat opioid overdose deaths.
March 19, 2021
How can we save more lives and prevent overdose deaths? Lloyd I Sederer, MD, a psychiatrist, expert in public health, and author provides insights.
February 25, 2021
Black soldiers’ lack of access to opiate analgesics and antidiarrheals was typical, not exceptional, when considered within the broader scheme of Civil War medicine.
January 21, 2021
With opioid use disorder, a tiny fraction of young patients are getting treatment, which would not be acceptable for any other medical condition.
October 27, 2020
The reported increase in opioid related overdoses, likely fed by the disturbances of COVID-19, necessitates a need for more widely-accessible Naloxone, an emergency life-saving treatment.
July 12, 2018
Although these medication-assisted treatments have been approved by the FDA and have strong empiric evidence for superior outcomes, it is important to know the good and the bad.
May 30, 2018
The short vignettes in this quiz highlight the importance of understanding the delicate balance between risks and benefits when prescribing opioids.
February 02, 2018
More than 6 out of 10 deaths involve prescribed opioids. The authors address guidelines for who should (and who should not) receive a naloxone prescription.
January 30, 2018
While opioid use disorders are more common in younger patients, prevalence among the elderly is growing.