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NIDA's 2012 Monitoring the Future survey shows rates stable or down for most drugs

NIDA's 2012 Monitoring the Future survey shows rates stable or down for most drugs

Prescription pain medication abuse on the rise among current generation of adolescents

Prescription pain medication abuse on the rise among current generation of adolescents

Positive data from Nektar’s NKTR-192 Phase 1a study on acute pain

Positive data from Nektar’s NKTR-192 Phase 1a study on acute pain

Roundup: Texas probes Xerox in Medicaid overbilling; Miss. abortion clinic fights to stay open

Roundup: Texas probes Xerox in Medicaid overbilling; Miss. abortion clinic fights to stay open

Young adults, adolescents with mental health disorders more likely to become long-term opioid users

Young adults, adolescents with mental health disorders more likely to become long-term opioid users

Pisgah receives USPTO Notice of Allowance for drug abuse solution

Pisgah receives USPTO Notice of Allowance for drug abuse solution

State roundup: Federal judge rejects Calif. request to end oversight of prison health care; States push prescription drug databases; Medicare drug benefit at issue in Utah Senate race

State roundup: Federal judge rejects Calif. request to end oversight of prison health care; States push prescription drug databases; Medicare drug benefit at issue in Utah Senate race

First Edition: May 31, 2012

First Edition: May 31, 2012

Drug manufacturers draw attention for politics and pain killers

Drug manufacturers draw attention for politics and pain killers

BCBSMA institutes enhanced safety measures on coverage for powerful pain killers

BCBSMA institutes enhanced safety measures on coverage for powerful pain killers

Diagnosis of neonatal abstinence syndrome triples between 2000 and 2009

Diagnosis of neonatal abstinence syndrome triples between 2000 and 2009

Painkillers create quandary for physicians

Painkillers create quandary for physicians

First Edition: May 1, 2012

First Edition: May 1, 2012

State roundup: 'Green Houses' in Calif.; 'Accredtive Secret Sauce' gets scrutiny in Minn.

State roundup: 'Green Houses' in Calif.; 'Accredtive Secret Sauce' gets scrutiny in Minn.

Viewpoints: Ma. health law trips up even bosses offering insurance; Traumatic brain disease may be complicating veterans' recoveries

Viewpoints: Ma. health law trips up even bosses offering insurance; Traumatic brain disease may be complicating veterans' recoveries

Aternative pain medication without narcotics safe after sinus surgery

Aternative pain medication without narcotics safe after sinus surgery

Viewpoints: Ryan budget not a balanced diet; DEA war on pharmacies; The debate over Medicaid block grants

Viewpoints: Ryan budget not a balanced diet; DEA war on pharmacies; The debate over Medicaid block grants

New method can predict whether Tylenol-poisoning patients need liver transplant

New method can predict whether Tylenol-poisoning patients need liver transplant

Viewpoints: Medicare mudslinging, 'pound-foolish' doc fix and unrealistic death attitudes

Viewpoints: Medicare mudslinging, 'pound-foolish' doc fix and unrealistic death attitudes

State roundup: Legislatures tackling abortion restrictions, Medicaid cuts/revamps, Rx drug abuse

State roundup: Legislatures tackling abortion restrictions, Medicaid cuts/revamps, Rx drug abuse