The emotional needs of our communities must be addressed now. Given the data, we know that we are already in an increasingly dangerous situation. Our country is in a mental health crisis.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles-area doctor was found guilty on Friday of three counts of murder for over-prescribing
Ellen's Biggest (and Bravest) Fan Opens Up About Hospital Life, Junebug and Her Love of Chef Boyardee
I recently sat down with Briana for an in-depth interview, a plan we masterfully crafted through Twitter. We Skyped, as Briana was still in the hospital with a weak immune system--one week prior, on March 17th, she had had her second bone marrow transplant.
To encourage the FDA to fast-track over-the-counter naloxone, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) should prioritize
More than 6 million Americans abuse prescription drugs, and both the number of prescription drug sales and the number of prescription drug overdose deaths have quadrupled since 1999. Are doctors to blame?
If these medications don't cost very much, if they don't cost the insurance companies anything, why the denials? And what does this tell us about the role of health insurance in our lives?
Can 'big pharma' really be held to account for the prescription opioid problem anymore than let's say the alcohol industry can for alcoholism? I'm not sure, but it has got to be more than coincidence that both industries often to respond to such concerns by offering and actively supporting 'education' rather than regulation.
One in five medications used by people older than 65 are prescribed inappropriately in primary care settings, which can cause
In Iceland, you may soon need to head to the pharmacy to get your cigarettes. The country is considering a counter-intuitive
What if what frightens us silly is facing the notion that we've actually got to learn how to work collaboratively together as the Unknown presents itself, before its too late?