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 →

By Jennifer Martin, PsyD, Columnist. Have you ever wondered if other people with chronic health conditions feel the same way you do?   Throughout my years with chronic pain and illness, along with the hundreds of patients I have counseled, I have found that, while everyone copes in their ownRead More →

By Scott Gottlieb, Over the years, I have received letters from patients thanking me for understanding and validating their condition – fibromyalgia, one of the most common arthritis-related illnesses.   Often misdiagnosed and misunderstood, the characteristics of fibromyalgia include widespread muscle and joint pain as well as fatigue and other symptoms.Read More →