Soaring rates of prescription drug abuse are driving the agency’s move
Stricter rules for prescribing opioids may not be the only answer to curbing addiction to painkillers
A powerful and addictive new painkiller is coming down the pike. Can this be anything but an unmitigated disaster?
The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers has risen dramatically in the U.S. over the last several decades — nearly doubling for teens and young adults between 1994 and 2007 — and concerns about the abuse of these …
There’s a party going on and the entire country is invited. The problem is, it’s an opioid party—and too many Americans have been accepting the invitation.