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Addicted Docs: Failure Is not an Option
When addicted physicians seek treatment, they generally succeed. Addiction specialist Joseph Garbely, DO, says physicians usually have too much at stake to fail.
The nation's opioid addiction crisis is not limited to patients. In a Q&A with MD Magazine, addiction specialist Joseph Garbely, DO, says doctors are vulnerable and often wait too long to get help.
An implanted version of the opiate addiction drug buprenorphine has been approved by the FDA.
After a child recovers from surgery or illness, their leftover prescription pain medications should be properly disposed of – the keyword being “should.”
Buprenorphine made treatment for addiction to opioids available in a daily pill. Trial results to be presented in Atlanta, GA show an implanted form of the drug could make treatment even more convenient.
Restrictions on e-cigarettes, hookahs, and other tobacco products are about to get a lot tighter. The FDA is going to regulate them just like cigarettes, prohibiting their sale to minors.
As officials continue to investigate the death of Prince Rogers Nelson at the age of 57, talk of a prescription drug addiction has been in the forefront.
Why didn't dozens of young patients diagnosed with hepatitis C get treatment in Princeton, NJ? New CDC study offers reasons.
More than 1,000 people are treated in the emergency room for misusing prescription drugs every day, according to the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN). But a low-cost approach to preventing the misuse from turning into an overdose appears effective in a new study.

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