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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

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

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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


In 2017 Beshear Intensified Fight against Pervasive State Drug Epidemic

In 2017 Beshear Intensified Fight against Pervasive State Drug Epidemic ... Suite 118 Frankfort KY 40601 Office focused resources, formed partnerships to combat substance abuse, help families FRANKFOR... 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

Election 2018: The race for Haine's former senate seat

For years, wealthy Chicago-area school ... The opioid epidemic As a healthcare professional I have been on the front lines of this battle. I understand how serious these drugs are and have very rarely ... 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

From America’s Healers: A Letter to Our Patients in the Trump Era

Sincerely, Nina Sreshta, MD; Cambridge Health Alliance Siva Sundaram, MD Candidate; Harvard Medical School, Nikhil “Sunny” Patel, MD, MPH, MS; Cambridge Health Alliance Laurie Schleimer, MD Candidate; ... 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

With $4.5M of Pocket Change, Bill Gates Funds Geoengineering Research

Gates’ funding is in line with his recent essay on climate policy in which he called for radical innovations in electricity generation and transportation. “If the goal is to get the transportation and ... 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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