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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

Doctor’s Rx For A Stiff Knee: A Prescription For 90 Percocet Pills

As public health officials grapple with how to slow the growing opioid epidemic — which claims 91 lives each ... “When you land on the front lines, you hear, ‘I like to write for 30 or 60 pills becaus... 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


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

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

A Report From the Front" September 16, 2011: Matthew State, MD, PhD; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, of Genetics, and Donald J. Cohen Associate Professor in the Child Study Center, Yale School of M... read more

Cassandra Callender's cancer is progressing, and the quackery didn't stop it. Let's hope real medicine can.

This is the sort of story that I really hate but feel obligated to discuss. I hate these stories because they usually portend the unnecessary death of a cancer patient, often a child with cancer whose ... read more

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

One in twelve physicians - and nearly one in five family medicine physicians - accepted payments from pharmaceutical companies related to opioids ... and advancing safe opioid prescribing education on ... 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 Medicine Depa... 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

Is the Anti-Whaling Activist Who Boarded a Japanese Whaling Ship a Pirate?

Is Paul Bethune a pirate? Bethune is an anti-whaling activist who boarded a Japanese whaling vessel on Monday, demanding to make a citizen’s arrest of the skipper; he reportedly planned to charge the ... read more

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

The group is led by Karen Cropsey, Psy.D., an associate professor in the UAB School of Medicine ... of prescription opioid and heroin overdose in Birmingham. “I felt like there was something we could ... read more



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