Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic.
How patients’ trauma perpetuates the nation’s overdose epidemic
To end the drug overdose epidemic, experts say to take holistic view, focus on preventing overdoses in general and avoid fixating on a specific drug.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Health experts discuss the nation's drug overdose epidemic
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the nation's drug overdose epidemic and COVID-19.
Nation’s drug overdose epidemic requires new policy focus
The nation’s overdose epidemic is being increasingly fueled by illicitly manufactured fentanyl, psychostimulants, heroin, cocaine and drug combinations.
AMA applauds FDA for requiring naloxone information on opioid labels
The new labeling can serve as a starting point for discussion between patients and physicians about risks and benefits associated with opioids.
AMA report shows evolving, deadlier overdose epidemic
AMA cites need to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain or a substance use disorder.
How to reignite the fight against the nation’s opioid epidemic
The COVID-19 crisis is far from over, yet the opioid epidemic continues to flare. The AMA details steps states should take, and calls on CDC to revise its opioid prescribing guideline.
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