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

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

FDA notes shortage of ADHD medicines

FDA notes shortage of ADHD medicines

Powerful painkiller on its way to the market: Experts worry about addiction woes

Powerful painkiller on its way to the market: Experts worry about addiction woes

MTF survey shows large decline in teen smoking

MTF survey shows large decline in teen smoking

Americans overdosing on prescription pain killers

Americans overdosing on prescription pain killers

Research points to ineffective and incomplete drug education as factor in heroin initiation

Research points to ineffective and incomplete drug education as factor in heroin initiation

Drug overdose deaths surpass road traffic accident deaths in U.S.

Drug overdose deaths surpass road traffic accident deaths in U.S.

Inhibition of Sab protein protects liver from acetaminophen toxicity

Inhibition of Sab protein protects liver from acetaminophen toxicity

Health Affairs report describes ground-breaking effort that aims to prevent opioid abuse

Health Affairs report describes ground-breaking effort that aims to prevent opioid abuse

Study finds high prevalence of prescription pain medication addiction in chronic patients

Study finds high prevalence of prescription pain medication addiction in chronic patients

Unintentional prescription opioid overdose deaths have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S.

Unintentional prescription opioid overdose deaths have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S.

NPR: 3 in 4 prescriptions are for generic drugs

NPR: 3 in 4 prescriptions are for generic drugs

Study finds increased prescription drug abuse among teens

Study finds increased prescription drug abuse among teens

New research: Retired NFL players more likely to misuse painkillers

New research: Retired NFL players more likely to misuse painkillers

FDA asks manufacturers to eliminate higher-dose prescription combination acetaminophen products

FDA asks manufacturers to eliminate higher-dose prescription combination acetaminophen products

FDA calls for cuts in Acetaminophen in painkillers

FDA calls for cuts in Acetaminophen in painkillers

Lightlake acquires US Patent for method of terminating methadone maintenance

Lightlake acquires US Patent for method of terminating methadone maintenance

CDC grant to support community-based public health project in RI and CT

CDC grant to support community-based public health project in RI and CT

Milwaukee sees fast rise in costs of benefits; N.J. Gov. outlines cuts to public workers' benefits; Hawaii teachers file suit over health changes

Milwaukee sees fast rise in costs of benefits; N.J. Gov. outlines cuts to public workers' benefits; Hawaii teachers file suit over health changes

Purdue Pharma to present Butrans Transdermal System CIII clinical program data at PAINWeek 2010

Purdue Pharma to present Butrans Transdermal System CIII clinical program data at PAINWeek 2010