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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NCMSF’s Project OBOT Is Underway

Learning how to help those with substance use disorder by working as a team at the Project OBOT…

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New Resources Focused on Opioid Abuse Epidemic

The AMA recently launched a new microsite devoted to reversing the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.…

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Federal Health Care News Round-Up

North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) CEO Robert W. Seligson has been monitoring the health care…

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Legislative Update: Dr. Mandy Cohen’s Senate Health Committee Hearing; STOP Act Revisions

A flurry of bills are being filed in advance of the North Carolina General Assembly’s Easter Break,…

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Legislative Update: Now You Have the Tools to Be Informed and Take Action Quickly!

The General Assembly is beginning to hit its stride with more bills being filed that might affect…

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US Surgeon General Again Urges You to ‘Take the Pledge’

The U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A. sent a personal letter in August to more…

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US Surgeon General Calls On Physicians To Help End Opioid Epidemic

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy In another indication of the magnitude of the epidemic of opioid…

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NC Harm Reduction Coalition Reports Over 4000 Overdose Reversals Since 2013

As of Aug. 31, 2016, the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC), a statewide nonprofit…

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