opioids

  • CDC Report: Opioid Crisis Hits Harder in U.S.

    Andrea Sears Public News Service CONCORD, N.H. – Drug overdose deaths are increasing rapidly in the United States, and New Hampshire is near top of the list. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows more than 63,000 drug overdose deaths nationwide in 2016, a 21 percent...
  • Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

    BPT Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality of...
  • Santa Clara County Counsel’s Office Announces Agreement with Pfizer

    Sets Strict Standards for Its Marketing of Opioids SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – On Thursday July 20th the Santa Clara County Counsel’s Office announced a breakthrough agreement that requires Pfizer Inc. to adhere to strict standards in its marketing of opioids, a class of highly addictive prescription painkillers often...