Research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reveals that teaching patients in addiction treatment how to communicate with physicians, and providing training on using an electronic health...Read more
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has found that a vast drug-distribution network that originates in China is feeding the deadly opioid fentanyl to the United States, Mexico and Canada.
The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for a ban on powdered alcohol to protect young people, Medscape reports.
The group notes alcohol is the most widely used substance of abuse...Read more
Some dental schools are training their students to reduce the amount of opioid painkillers they prescribe for their surgical patients.
Dentists are among the leading prescribers of opioids, especially for surgical...Read more