Search Results

Showing results 51 - 60 of 567.
Sort By: Date ▼

Inside the House's legislative package to combat the opioid epidemic

June 25, 2018

The legislative package includes measures focused on expanding access to opioid misuse treatments, promoting the development of alternative treatments for pain, and preventing the entry of illicit drugs into the United States.

Acting DEA administrator announces retirement

June 19, 2018

Robert Patterson, acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), in an email sent to DEA staff writes he has "realized that the administrator of the DEA needs to decide and address priorities for years into the future—something which has become increasingly challenging in an acting capacity."

Lawmakers approve dozens of bills to address opioid epidemic

June 18, 2018

The House, which last week considered nearly 40 bills intended to address the opioid epidemic, is scheduled to continue voting on opioid-related legislation this week.

House looks to cut ACA funding in FY 2019 HHS spending bill

June 15, 2018

The House Appropriations Committee's draft fiscal year 2019 spending bill to fund HHS would cut or completely eliminate funding for several health care programs, while increasing funding for others.

How states can use federal Medicaid funds to combat the opioid epidemic, according to CMS

June 13, 2018

Two new CMS documents detail ways states can access federal Medicaid resources to help address the opioid epidemic.

Breaking bones for opioids: Inside the White House's new campaign targeting opioid misuse

June 11, 2018

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Trump administration new ads targeting opioid misuse will "communicat[e] directly with the public in a way that will really sharpen the mind to see what is happening with individuals across this country, the extreme length that they will go to" to receive opioids.

CDC: Rate of death by suicide rose 25% from 1999 to 2016

June 11, 2018

CDC Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat says, "Suicide is one of the top 10 causes of death in the [United States] right now, and it's one of three causes that is actually increasing recently, so we do consider it a public health problem—and something that is all around us."

Results Page: [Previous] ... 6 7 8 9 10  ... [Next]