KHN: BU ER doc, NU law prof endorse the Surgeon General’s call for more access to overdose antidote. ‘“It could not have been a better endorsement.”

Nation’s Top Doc Wants The Overdose Antidote Widely On Hand. Is That Feasible? Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News and Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News When Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued an advisory calling for more people to carry naloxone — not just people at overdose risk, but also friends and family — experts and advocates … Continue reading KHN: BU ER doc, NU law prof endorse the Surgeon General’s call for more access to overdose antidote. ‘“It could not have been a better endorsement.”

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Video: Harvard School of Public Health: The Chronic #Pain Epidemic

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Heroin epidemic:”She wants us to tell her story…”

This Boston Globe obit caught my eye. I cried anyway. ENDICOTT, Kelsey Grace Age 23, passed away on April 2, 2016, from an accidental overdose. For many years, she fought a heroic battle with addiction. She had been sober for almost ten months, but her disease still had a powerful hold on her. We wish … Continue reading Heroin epidemic:”She wants us to tell her story…”