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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House is advancing a bill aimed at fighting the opioid crisis with drug take-back programs and limits on prescriptions. The proposal would limit initial painkiller prescriptions to seven-day supplies for acute...
Missouri House advancing bill on opioid crisis [Associated Press]
The United States surgeon general issued a rare national advisory on Thursday urging more Americans to carry naloxone, a drug used to revive people overdosing on opioids. The last time a surgeon general issued such an urgent warning to the country...
What Is Naloxone and How Does It Stop Opioid Overdoses? [NY Times]
(CNN) -- Running the Food and Drug Administration is one of the toughest jobs in government. Running it for a boss with a record of firing political appointees adds another level of complexity. Yet Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who took over the job in May,...
FDA chief: Opioids are ‘biggest crisis facing the FDA’ [CNN]
An educational panel discussion was held in Manhasset Tuesday on the best practices for dealing with the current heroin and opioid epidemic that has gripped many families on Long Island. The session was hosted by state Sen. Elaine Phillips (R-7th...
Heroin, opioid panel held at Northwell Health [NEWS12LI]
In a news release presented before the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta today, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams encouraged Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote Naloxone (also known as Narcan) to prevent more opiate...
Surgeon General Encourages More People to Carry Opioid Overdose Antidotes [Cleveland Scene]
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