Opioid Epidemic

In May, my brother, a 43-year-old attorney and father of five, became a statistic.
"We struggled with what else we could have done to save him," the "Come To My Window" singer wrote on Instagram.
A new approach to prescribing is taking hold as doctors seek to stem the flow of opioids into communities.
Opioids remain the most effective drugs available for treating many kinds of pain — largely because we still don’t truly understand the science of pain.
These are the questions you should ask and how you should approach a treatment plan, according to experts.
The opioid addiction crisis was a hot topic in the last presidential primary. Not so much today, even though people are still dying.
Michale Gurry was found guilty of conspiring to bribe doctors into prescribing Insys Therapeutics’ highly addictive opioid drugs.
The Boston area school said it would not return donations from the billionaire family.