Emergency Rooms Often Don't Do Enough for People Who Survive an Overdose
Only a small percentage of people who survived an opioid overdose in West Virginia received some form of addiction treatment in the next year, according to a new analysis. Experts say the findings underscore a national disconnect.
The more drugmakers wowed doctors with gifts and lunches, the more people died of drug overdoses, study shows
"Our findings suggest that direct-to-physician opioid marketing may counter current national efforts to reduce the number of opioids prescribed."