Articles Tagged with “OVERDOSE”

To prescribe an effective bridge to addiction treatment, emergency physicians must get special training and receive a waiver. Making that process easier—or eliminating the requirement altogether—could make a big impact.

Physician Mark Eisenberg discusses the furor over (and the desperate need for) safer injection sites.

The California Death Certificate Project is finding the physicians associated with opioid overdoses. Is it justice or a witch hunt?

Relaxed marijuana laws seem to cause a dip in prescription opioid misuse. But the picture isn’t that simple.

Is the oldest treatment for opioid addictions being unjustly overlooked in the response to the current crisis?

Alcohol use is at an all-time high among older Americans, and that trend brings a host of health risks.

Peter L. Slavin and Thomas J. Lynch Jr. discuss the hospital’s responsibility in treating opioid addiction.