Tag Archives: Opioid

Opioid prescriptions for pets surge, mirroring human crisis

(Reuters Health) – Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs to animals, a small study suggests. The researchers examined data on opioid tablets and patches dispensed or prescribed by 134 veterinarians at an academic small-animal hospital in Philadelphia from 2007… Read More »

Viewpoints: Why Build A Wall When Big Pharma Is Behind The Opioid Crisis?; Stop All This Nonsense About Single Payer

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. USA Today: Opioid Epidemic: Blame Big Pharma, Not Mexican Drug Lords, For Crisis Over the past two decades, I have seen firsthand the consequences of our crisis. I began my journey into addiction not with an illegal herb or powder from the jungles of Colombia, but… Read More »