Publication date: 
Thu., May. 30, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Pain Management Task Force Issues Final Report on Best Practices for Treatment of Pain

The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, a federal advisory committee established by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, released its final report on acute and chronic pain management best practices, calling for a balanced, individualized, patient-centered approach.

Publication date: 
Tue., May. 28, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Opioid Prescriptions to Teens, Young Adults Still Common

Opioid prescriptions were written at nearly 57 million visits to doctors' offices between 2005 and 2015 according to a study published in Pediatrics. The study found the drugs are often prescribed to teenagers and young adults for tooth and back pain. HealthDay.