Posts tagged "prescription opioid"

August 15 news: immigrant health, opioid prescription, Title X, vaping, drug-resistant TB, transgender health

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

August 5 news: gun violence, children’s mental health, health insurance, binge drinking, Ebola vaccine, medical marijuana

Check out today’s public health news on Monday, August 5, 2019
Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA member Robin Koval, CEO and president of the Truth Initiative to discuss their new opioid campaign and the role of public health in reducing the epidemic.

March 16 news: FDA nicotine, painkiller shortage, Australia gun policy, sick days

Check out today’s public health news on Friday, March 16, 2018.

Feb. 28 news: New opioid funding, elbow sneezing, smoking and pregnancy, Lassa fever in Nigeria

Check out today’s public health news on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.

Dec. 19 news: Blood pressure guidelines, cell phones and cancer, opioid strategies, homeopathic drugs

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017.
Opioid public health emergency declaration falls short of needed prevention efforts

Opioid public health emergency declaration falls short of needed prevention efforts

The president outlined his administration’s plans to prevent opioid overdoses, but according to public health leaders, his plans fall short.
News release: Opioid hospitalizations increase even as prescription opioid supply declines

News release: Opioid hospitalizations increase even as prescription opioid supply declines

Preliminary research presented today at APHA’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo examined the trend in hospitalizations from opioid poisonings in West Virginia, a state heavily impacted by the current opioid overdose crisis.

Sept. 8 news: New CDC opioid funding, mosquitos in new regions, Harvey mosquito risks, Florida prepares for Irma

Check out today's public health news on Friday, September 8, 2017.

May 24 news: Gun ownership and suicide rates, challenges for premature infants, opioid prescriptions

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

March 17 news: Opiate prescription guidelines, quitting smoking, refugee mental health

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, March 17, 2016.
White House proposes $1.1 billion to stop prescription drug overdose and heroin use

White House proposes $1.1 billion to stop prescription drug overdose and heroin use

Yesterday, President Barack Obama proposed $1.1 billion in new mandatory funding to combat prescription opioid abuse.