Hundreds gathered to discuss ways to reduce the numbers of people in the Foothills who are abusing opioids, while maintaining options for..
North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is the top recipient of pharmaceutical industry lobbying contributions in Congress. By Stuart Silverstein..
An FDA ban on kratom is scheduled to take effect on Friday. By Rebecca Smith Side Effects Public Media As of midnight September 30, a..
As the fatal reach of illegal and prescription drugs increases in North Carolina, federal, state and local officials seek comment from the..
What’s driving the rise in prices and can politicians really influence those costs? By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News In this..
After witnessing too many opioid overdose deaths, law enforcement officers decide to get pro-active. By Taylor Sisk Daily Yonder There is..
By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News The 2010 health law was meant to expand insurance coverage so that Americans could get medical care..
Lee Storrow, the head of the NC AIDS Action Network is in Durban, South Africa for the 2016 International Conference on AIDS to present his..
North Carolina became the third state in the nation with a standing order to allow pharmacists to give naloxone to people without a..
By Thomas Goldsmith Patients, doctors and family members affected by the prescription practice called “step therapy” brought..