Opioids may cause more problems than they solve, feeding into a vicious cycle of trauma, pain and addiction.
There is a new painkiller on the market. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved Pfizer's Oxetca which is intended to stave off pain for patients, but will be less addictive and more out of reach of pain medication... Read Post
Long-term use and abuse of opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, has markedly increased in the United States in the last two decades. Of note, prescription opioids constitute 86.9 percent of prescription drug misuse amo... Read Post