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Prescription Drug Abuse

July 12, 2019
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced that it has reached a settlement with Reckitt Benckiser Group in which the global consumer goods conglomerate will pay $1.4 billion to resolve…
January 22, 2019
Evidence links depression with opioid use and addiction. Appropriate treatment of depression can play a role in addressing the opioid crisis. Here are several steps we can take to make this happen.
January 07, 2019
An analysis from Premier Inc. found that nearly 650 hospitals saw $1.94 billion in costs related to care for patients experiencing an opioid overdose.
December 18, 2018
Private insurance claim lines for amphetamine use, abuse and dependence soared 3,157% from 2007 to 2017, according to a study released Tuesday by FAIR Health.
October 02, 2018
In an interview with Behavioral Healthcare Executive, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic must include efforts to make it easier for physicians…
September 18, 2018
The 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health offers some encouragement regarding the opioid crisis but growing concern for groups such as pregnant women and young adults.
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