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Viewpoints: Without Better Treatment Programs, U.S. Drug Policy Will Never Succeed; Fear Of Fentanyl Is Stopping First Responders From Saving Lives

Opinion pages focus on these health care topics and others. The Hill: It’s Time To Rethink Our National Drug Policy In America’s ongoing war on drugs, the methamphetamine crisis of the 1990s and 2000s fell from the national consciousness when the opioid epidemic first arrived. Yet, like most drug crises that cycle in and out… Read More »

What you should know about the new opioid drug that's 10 times stronger than fentanyl

The FDA announced on Friday that it would side with its advisory panel by approving a new opioid drug, called Dsuvia, despite the country already being in the midst of an opioid crisis and critics voicing concerns about the safety of the drug. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb defended the FDA’s decision to approve the… Read More »