Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Response to the Surgeon General’s Opioid Pledge: It Misses the Point

Last week, the Academy of Integrative Pain Management (formerly the American Academy of Pain Management) held its 27th Annual Meeting, educating attendees on a broad range of non-pharmaceutical treatments they could use to effectively, safely, and sanely treat patients in pain. Given the national furor over opioid prescribing, the meeting provided timely alternatives for nearly

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Unexpected Patterns in 2014 Drug Overdose Data

The number of deaths from drug overdoses reached a new peak in 2014 – the equivalent of about 125 Americans every day – according to new county-level estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Driven largely by an explosion in addiction to prescription opioids and heroin, death rates have reached a new

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