Patients with Chronic Pain Feel Caught in an Opioid Prescribing Debate
Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid Antidote
Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened
Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.
The Opioid Epidemic – It’s Not Just for the Homeless
How the Opioid Crisis Started
Assigning Blame in the Opioid Epidemic
Opioids: Kicking America’s Addiction
Opioids: How America Got Hooked
“The Prescription Opioid Pain Medication Overdose Epidemic” by the CDC
Dr. Debbie Powell, co-author of CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, gives a brief background of the origins of the opioid epidemic and the dangers of using prescription opioids.
“Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments” by the CDC
A snapshot from the CDC Vital Signs report released in March 2018.