The Science Behind Opioid Addiction

The Science Behind Opioid Addiction

THE SCIENCE BEHIND OPIOIDS Concerns over the opioid epidemic continue to grow, with deaths from narcotic overdoses the leading cause of death in people under 50 last year. Nearly half of those deaths were attributable to prescription opioids. The directors of both the...
The Science Behind The Opioid Epidemic

A Big Pain

The Science Behind Opioids President Obama’s recent plan to fight opioids highlights the dark side of a class of treatments serving a vital need. Opioid pain medications manage the severe short-term or chronic pain of millions of Americans. While these...