US-born residents more than five times likely to use prescription opioids than new immigrants

US-born residents more than five times likely to use prescription opioids than new immigrants

The longer immigrants live in the United States, the more likely they are to use prescription opioid...
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Prescriptions for addictive opioids have almost DOUBLED in five years

Prescriptions for addictive opioids have almost DOUBLED in five years

Prescriptions for dangerously addictive opioids ha...
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Researchers influence CDC’s clarification on prescribing opioids for cancer pain

Researchers influence CDC’s clarification on prescribing opioids for cancer pain

To reduce the number of people who may misuse, abu...
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Pain management protocol sends 92 percent of cancer surgery patients home without opioids

Pain management protocol sends 92 percent of cancer surgery patients home without opioids

A specialized pain management program for patients...
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Blunting pain’s emotional component

Blunting pain’s emotional component

Chronic pain involves more than just hurting. Peop...
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Study finds rise in overdoses from opioids in diarrhea drug

Study finds rise in overdoses from opioids in diarrhea drug

A Rutgers study has uncovered a new threat in the ...
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Drug Overdose Death Rates in US Women Rise 260% in 2 Decades

Drug Overdose Death Rates in US Women Rise 260% in 2 Decades

Drug overdose death rates in women in the United S...
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