By Aisha Al-Muslim and Jeanne Whalen, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved for sale a monthly injection to treat addiction to heroin and other opioids, the latest medication to hit the market to combat the crisis of opioid abuse and overdose deaths.   The injection, called Sublocade, contains buprenorphine, a generic drugRead More →

ALERT – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS IS A HEALTH HAZARD SITUATION WHERE THERE IS A REASONABLE PROBABILITY THAT THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT CAN CAUSE ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. Mann Packing, one of the largest vegetable packaging companies in the United States, has just issued a recall ofRead More →

A new survey from the National Pain Foundation suggests medical marijuana may top currently available pharmaceuticals for treating fibromyalgia. The survey, conducted online, asked more than 1,300 patients with the chronic pain disorder to rate the effectiveness of treatments that they’ve tried. Medical marijuana was compared with the only three drugsRead More →