December 14, 2014
Prescription pain medications such as opioids offer important treatment options for people with severe pain, often providing relief and allowing…
December 2, 2014
Abuse-deterrent formulations mark a valuable step toward curbing prescription pain pill abuse, suggests a new Institute for Patient Access policy brief.
November 4, 2014
Just weeks ago, the Food and Drug Administration approved a third opioid analgesic pain pill designed to frustrate attempts at abuse.
September 3, 2014
How can policy limit prescription pain pill abuse without impeding medical access for patients with legitimate pain?
August 27, 2014
In the newest move to reduce prescription opioid abuse, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has reassigned hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) to Controlled Substance Schedule II.
August 19, 2014
Public television viewers around the country can tune in this month for “Learning About Pain Management,” an episode of the long-running Healthy Body, Healthy Mind series.
July 17, 2014
State by state, the U.S. is enacting better health policy on the issue of pain management.
February 11, 2014
Far more than an occasional nuisance, headaches interfere with countless Americans’ daily lives – and cost the country $31 billion annually.