Long-term use of opioids may depend on the doctor who prescribes them
Mar 27, 2017 By
With opioid addiction such a serious problem, new research indicates that some doctors are more likely to prescribe opioids to their patients than others, and those patients are more likely to end up taking these medications long term. That ...
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Is addiction a “brain disease”?
Mar 11, 2017 By
There are many good reasons to emphasize the biological underpinnings of substance use disorders. Perhaps most important, the biologic basis of this chronic disease is a strong argument for parity: that is, treating (and funding treatment for) addiction on ...
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