Tag: prescription drug epidemic

By the Numbers

Prescription misuse epidemic affects 7 in 10 employers

May 11, 2017

Data shows that 71% of employers are impacted by our country’s prescription drug epidemic. Employers want to help, yet many feel "unprepared."


Spotlight on the prescription drug epidemic

June 16, 2016

The passing of Prince is helping to bring public awareness about the prescription drug epidemic our country is facing.


CDC proposes limitation on prescription opiates

March 16, 2016

The CDC has proposed new prescribing guidelines for doctors, urging them to try other pain relief methods before opting for opioids.


White House addresses opioid abuse epidemic

February 29, 2016

President Obama announced his proposal to invest $1 billion in new mandatory funding to expand access to treatment for prescription drug abuse.