In the News: Update on Prince

April 30, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

The real solution would have been for Prince to have received treatment for his drug problem, which by this time was a far bigger issue than his somatic pain.

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In the News: The FDA in Action?

April 23, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s a move that helps bring the FDA on board with the CDC, instead of simply reviewing and approving new pharmaceutical opioids for the marketplace.

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In the News: Death Penalty

March 15, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s great for headlines but I hope we don’t dance too far down that particular garden path.

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In the News: Drug War Reboot?

February 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

…if this type of strategy didn’t succeed 30 years ago, what makes us think it’ll be a success this time around?

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In the News: Polypharmacy and Tom Petty

February 12, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s the result of a problem in medicine that’s been going on since before I ever started working in the field. The drugs have changed, but the results haven’t.

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In the News: Medicaid Work Requirements

February 5, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I can’t help seeing that as a moral argument, not a medical one. And not very practical, either.

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In the News: Return of the Gateway Theory

January 1, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Addictions are complex. Considering the various risk factors, it’s likely that marijuana will appear to act as a gateway to harder drugs for some users, but not others.

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In the News: A Truly Costly Epidemic

December 11, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

In this most recent example, the funds aren’t there. No new money attached.

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In the News: Big Pharma’s Addiction Profits

December 4, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

We watch and listen to Big Pharma execs on television and find ourselves thinking, are these guys so different from a street corner drug dealer?

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In The News: 56 Recommendations and Nothing On

November 13, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

When he speaks, he reminds me of others I’ve known who come from families that fought and lost a battle with addictive disease.

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