There are many different types of costs associated with the opioid epidemic…The biggest share of that burden is borne by families — who measure the damage not only in financial terms, but in terms of anxiety and heartache. Read More
Fatalities from heroin and black-market synthetic opioids skyrocketed while the nation saw a decline in the number of opioid painkiller prescriptions and the overdose deaths attributed to them, according to a study. Read More.
The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced a new policy on opioids supporting mandates on prescription limits and continuing education in what could be the first of its kind among major health care professional organizations. Read More