Debate About New Painkillers

February 18, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

I can imagine a hundred scenarios in which Dsuvia somehow leaves the battlefield and finds it way into the world of drug abuse.

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Opioid Disorders and Depression

February 11, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

The increased incidence of depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric symptoms linked to OUD may also help to account for high rates of relapse among patients, post-treatment, versus other substance disorders.

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Big City Opioids

January 17, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Now, with the introduction of fentanyl and carfentanil, the decision to inject heroin or cocaine can easily result in a fatality.

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Dark Fentanyl

December 27, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Drug dealers at the higher levels of the marketplace are much like other businesspeople in their natural aversion to bad publicity.

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Dayton Gets Results

December 17, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

We should remember that Ohio’s Republican governor had to go against the wishes of many in his own party in order to achieve this.

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The Wave Phenomenon

December 3, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Still, if the epidemic is already 28 years old, then how much more effective would these steps have been if they had been initiated way back when?

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Opioid Evangelism

November 29, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s these outdated attitudes towards addictions that enable the healthcare professional to ignore important information provided by the patient. 

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In the News: Pain Pill Busts

November 19, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

Think physician practices and pharmacies and specialty clinics who began with a lucrative sideline that may now be their main source of revenue.

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In the News: Updates From the Epidemics

October 29, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

I don’t think there are any health benefits associated with the practice; it’s purely about getting high.

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The Pain Patients’ Dilemma

October 18, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

In the past, we’ve flung opioids at the problem, and haven’t developed alternatives.

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