WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to opioid addiction treatments, money and race matter, researchers say. White, wealthy Americans are much more likely to receive medication for their addiction than minorities and the poor, the new study found. Racial and financial differences have only grown wider as the opioid crisis in… Read More »
Use of prescription opioids such as OxyContin or Vicodin fell at a record rate last year as the U.S. government continues to crackdown on the pharmacists and drugmakers that dispense the sometimes lethal painkillers, according to a new report published Thursday.
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: A New Age For Tobacco — Raising The Age To 21 Is A Smart Move We are encouraged to see that members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are getting serious about raising the minimum age to 21 years old to… Read More »