Take Action To Reduce Opioid Abuse

Attention is being focused at both the national and state level on the epidemic of opioid abuse. At…

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CMS Releases Interactive Tool to Map Opioid Prescription Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an interactive online mapping tool,…

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NCMS Part of the Race to Quit

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) is a partner in this week’s Race to Quit NC, a new…

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CDC Issues New Draft Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new draft guidelines for opioid…

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Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, Sept. 26

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) nationwide drug take back day will be held this Saturday,…

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NC Health Department Issues Guidance on Avian Flu

While no cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been detected in domestic or wild…

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Weapons in the Battle Against Opioid Abuse

North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) President Robert E. Schaaf, MD, FACR, recently had an…

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CDC Issues This Season’s Flu Vaccine Recommendations

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices…

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HEALTH ALERT: 18 Cases of Illness Due to Heroin Mixed with Clenbuterol

The North Carolina Division of Public Health (NC DPH) currently is  investigating 18 cases of…

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Dr. Randall Williams Is New NC Deputy Health Secretary

Randall Williams, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist from Raleigh Gynecology and Wellness, assumes…

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