The pill, known as Dsuvia, is a tablet placed underneath the tongue to treat intense pain within 30 minutes. It was mainly created to be used on the battlefield or in emergency situations within hospitals, where an IV wouldn’t suffice. Read More.
The opioid epidemic has meant that more rural moms and babies are affected by drug abuse, often requiring specialized care at hospitals that are located far from home, according to a new study. Read More.
Prescription drugs including opioids were responsible for the most overdose deaths of any illicit drugs since 2001, according to the report the Drug Enforcement Administration released Friday. Read More.