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UAB School of Dentistry on front lines of combating opioid epidemic

As opioid deaths add up to that of a commercial plane crash each day, leaders in the dental field tackle the issue. At the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, professors are takin... read more

On the front lines of the heroin epidemic, offering a lifesaving treatment

Deaths from opioid overdose are at an ... But a team of UAB researchers is taking action to respond. The group is led by Karen Cropsey, Psy.D., an associate professor in theUAB School of MedicineDepar... read more

In 2017 Beshear Intensified Fight against Pervasive State Drug Epidemic

(Dec. 13, 2017) – At the end of his second year in office, Attorney General Andy Beshear sees more than ever that the single greatest threat to Kentucky is its pervasive substance abuse epidemic ... t... read more

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Tupelo leaders examine communication procedures after boil water 'eye-opener'

The plan has to be updated every three years and approved by the state department of health. Each month, 40 water samples are collected from faucets on the front of houses using sterile containers pro... read more


White House lauds medical school for efforts fighting opioid epidemic

UBNow encourages discussion and welcomes comments from UB faculty, staff and students using a @buffalo.edu email address. Comments are limited to 125 words and must follow the university’s Comment Gui... read more

One in 12 doctors accepts payment from pharmaceutical companies related to opioids

Credit: Boston Medical Center One in twelve physicians - and nearly one in five family medicine physicians - accepted payments from pharmaceutical companies related to opioids ... safe opioid prescrib... read more

Man Accidentally Carries Loaded Gun Onto Plane; TSA Failure Rate May Approach 70%

It seems like terrorists don’t even need to think of crazy new shoe, underwear, or pancake bombs to get around the TSA, since airport security seems to have forgotten what normal weapons look like. Th... read more

Seymour fined $7,500 for pulling Clady’s hair

Oakland Raiders’ defensive end Richard Seymour was fined $7,500 by the NFL for the unnecessary roughness penalty he received for pulling on the cornrows belonging to Broncos’ left tackled Ryan Clady. ... read more

MSU Notebook: State struggles on both side of ball

Georgia’s offense averaged 7.5 yards per play in its 31-3 victory in front of 92,746 fans at Sanford Stadium ... Mississippi State took over from the 25-yard line and went backwards from there. MSU lo... read more

Study: Evolution Education in U.S. Schools Is in a Sorry State

Barely more than one-quarter of 926 high school science teachers who responded to a survey published in Science this week unabashedly taught evolution in their classrooms. Michael Berkman and Eric Plu... read more

UAB School of Dentistry on front lines of combating opioid epidemic

While America fights a crippling opioid crisis, Alabama is challenged on an unparalleled scale. Ranked No. 1 in the nation in opioid prescriptions per capita with a 269 percent increase in overdose de... read more



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