CBS’s 60 Minutes recently screened a fascinating – and troubling – episode featuring a whistleblower from the Drug Enforcement Administration detailing the way that certain pharmaceutical companies have used their lobbying influence to
A fascinating new study by the Boston Medical Center suggests that the medical industry should change its approach to naloxone. Instead of just keeping it stocked behind the counter, the authors argue, pharmacists
The Deleware County News Network recently reported on a town hall meeting on opioid abuse in Haverford Township. The panelists at the event, organized by the Haverford Alliance for Drug Awareness (HADA)
Can medication cure addiction?
Addiction is a chronic relapsing disease and, like other chronic diseases, does not really have a ‘cure’.
NPR reports that there are multiple factors contributing to addiction, among them
Empowering patients to fight opioid addiction
PA Physicians, including Dr. Aviva Fohrer discuss addiction treatment, PDMPs, and alternative treatment options for chronic pain at Opioids Symposium
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If you are searching for a more effective treatment for pain relief, ask your doctor about biopsychosocial treatment.
At PainWeek 2016, Beth Darnall, PhD, presented studies that supported the role of