AAMC President and CEO Darrell Kirch, MD, lauds the nation’s medical school and teaching hospitals for their multifaceted efforts to tackle pain management and opioid use disorder. Read More.
Former Twin Cities Dentist Settles Suit Alleging He Gave Opioids to Employee, Son – StarTribune – April 28, 2019
A onetime Maplewood dentist has agreed to a financial settlement in connection with allegations that he funneled hundreds of opioid painkiller doses through illegal prescriptions to an employee and his own son, among others. Read More.
Opioids in the Spotlight On National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – CBS Minnesota – April 26, 2019
As the U.S. continues battling the opioid crisis, public agencies all over America on Saturday will give people a chance to rid their homes of unneeded drugs that sit in their medicine cabinets. Read More.
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