AMA: All-hands-on-deck needed to end disturbing trends on overdose deaths

AMA says it is time for all-hands-on-deck to fight opioid epidemic CHICAGO—With a report issued…

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NC Opioid Deaths Rising, NC Families Deciding Where National Settlement Money Will Go

RALEIGH -- North Carolina reported 326 suspected opioid overdoses in June compared to 288 in June…

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Find the Prescription for Recovery at Two Forums on the Opioid Abuse Crisis

The Poe Center for Health Education and the NC Medical Society Alliance will host two luncheon…

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Did You Know NC DMA Gets Policy Advice From Physicians?

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has a non-profit advisory body…

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Attorney General’s Conference Brings Together Thought Leaders on Opioid Epidemic

NC Attorney General Roy Cooper speaking at opioid prescribing conference in Raleigh. The National…

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Feds Announce New Actions to Combat Opioid Abuse Epidemic

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell recently announced several new…

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NC Senate Budget Addresses Use of CSRS

The North Carolina Senate released its proposed budget late Tuesday and various Senate committees…

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How Is Organized Medicine Helping to Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

Last October, the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)…

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