The Hill: Healthcare Policy 5 April 2018

Surgeon general urges public to carry opioid overdose reversal drug in rare advisory

The surgeon general in a rare public health advisory is calling on more Americans to carry a potentially life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Jerome Adams said it is particularly important for ...

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Study: Cost of treating opioid addiction soars

The annual cost of treating opioid addiction and overdoses has risen dramatically over the last 13 years, as the epidemic tightens its grip on the country.In 2016, people with health coverage through their employer received $2.6 billion in...

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