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News | The News

Why are Americans in so much pain?

While the U.S. accounts for about 5 percent of the global population, its residents consume about 80 percent of the global supply of prescription opioids. The question becomes: Why are Americans in so much pain?

Health & Fitness | Health

Drug maker payments to doctors linked to higher opioid overdose deaths

This appears to be the first study to link opioid marketing to overdose deaths and is likely to cast the pharmaceutical industry in a still harsher light.

Politics | Trump Politics

Trump administration making progress in fight against opioid epidemic: HHS Secretary

Our comprehensive strategy for the opioid crisis, grounded in the best science and evidence we have, is starting to show results.

Health & Fitness | Health

Dr. Marc Siegel: The opioid crisis has a solution -- Here it is | Fox News

Locking up addicts in jail and prisons instead of providing the treatment they desperately need is the wrong way to deal with the opioid addiction epidemic.

News | Heroes & Heroines

Battling the despair of opioid addiction in an unexpected place | Fox News

Sam Hall sat on his narrow bed, his thin frame propped up against the concrete wall, periodically glancing up from a well-worn paperback novel.

Health & Fitness | Health

Databases key to Trump’s crackdown on opioids - POLITICO

"I think it helps to know there are eyes on them," says one prosecutor.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Opioids and Universal Experience of Addiction by Dr. Gabor Maté

With the current epidemic of opioids people are dying every day but addiction cannot be understood if we restrict our vision of it to substances.

Health & Fitness | Health

Can Marijuana Be The Answer For Pain?

As patients and doctors look for alternatives to addictive pain killers, many are turning to marijuana. While the plant is increasingly legal across the United States, research is limited into its effectiveness and potential side effects.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pre-surgery counseling, non-opioid pain relievers shown to reduce post-surgery opioid use - Scienmag: Latest Science and

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 6, 2018)-Two new studies presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) demonstrated that pre-operative counseling resulted in a significant decrease in opioid use after hand surger..