Top 4 Signs That You Truly Beat Opiate Addiction

You have acknowledged that you have a drug problem. You have sought professional help. You have stuck with the treatment program. You have managed to stay clean. Have you really won the battle against addiction? Here are the top four signs that you have. 1. Lower drug use. When the patient gradually reduces the frequency Read More

Who is to blame for the opioid crisis?

In Florida, Walgreens and CVS point finger at physicians. In lawsuits around the U.S. that blame major pharmacy chains, such as Walgreens and CVS, for the country’s opioid crisis, the healthcare giants appear to be following a similar legal strategy: Blame the doctors instead. In Florida earlier this month, Walgreens and CVS filed a third-party Read More

Giving Opioids Closer To Sedation Increases Risk For Adverse Events In Children

Opioids, when administered prior to procedural sedation in children, increases the risk of adverse events Canada: Opioids, when administered prior to procedural sedation in children, increases the risk of adverse events — oxygen desaturation and vomiting, finds a recent study published in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine. Being aware of this increased risk will help Read More