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Opioid Deaths Up but Prescriptions Down Aug. 26, 2020


Fatal opioid overdoses were up in 2019, reaching a record high of 70,980 deaths. That's worrisome be... Read More

Painful Reality Jul. 15, 2020


Roughly 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. has a recent prescription for a pain medicine, according to a Cen... Read More

Prescription for Danger: Risky Chinese Meds Sep. 04, 2019

Betsy McCaughey

When you pick up your prescription at the pharmacy, it isn't labeled "made in China," but odds are t... Read More

America's Drug Crisis Happened Because We Let It Happen Jul. 27, 2019

Diane Dimond

Here's some good news. Last year, for the first time since 1990, deaths from drug overdoses actually... Read More

Recognizing Substance Abuse Oct. 15, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: I was shocked to read an article recently about the problems my state is having with prescription... Read More

FDA Has Ambitious Drug Plan Aug. 03, 2017

Daily Editorials

One of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's main jobs is to ensure that the drugs Americans take ... Read More

America's Addiction to Abusive Drug Pricing Jul. 13, 2017

Froma Harrop

Consider what got Martin Shkreli in trouble with the law. Shrkeli is the infamous "pharma bro" who b... Read More