In keeping with its daunting pursuit of curbing the nation’s opioid crisis, the NIH also announced today that it has launched the Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) program to investigate the biological characteristics underlying the transition in some...
Opioid use among pregnant women during labor and delivery has skyrocketed in the past two decades, more than quadrupling between 1999 and 2014, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control. Read More.
The toll that the opioid epidemic has taken on the United States is undeniable…inevitably, the effects of this crisis touch multiple aspects of people’s lives: their families, their communities, and, of course, their workplaces. Read More.
States are battling the pharmaceutical industry in court to curb the opioid epidemic. NPR’s Jennifer Ludden asks Richard Ausness, a law professor at the University of Kentucky, about the tactic. Read More.