Posts Tagged
Opioids

  • Opioid Nonabusers – An Inconvenient Truth?

    hile opioid abuse, overdose and death are undoubtedly a growing problem in the U.S., there seems to be another side to the opioid story that remains untold.  We are captivated and alarmed and even outraged by the rampant spread of addiction to narcotics, but we remain largely unmoved by the numbers of...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Opioid Abuse & The Missing Information

    n any given morning I can open up my laptop and find probably half a dozen articles on our opioid abuse problem going on in the U.S.  The words in the headlines change, but the content and message are sadly always the same: Opioid and heroin addiction are rampant. Sometimes the article is simply reporting...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Opioid Information Series – HYDROCODONE

    It has been said that the “pen is mightier than the sword.”  Given the number of pens feverishly writing out hydrocodone prescriptions in our nation, I would say I have to agree.  The volume is staggering.  The U.S. consumes more hydrocodone than all other nations combined.  Some reports...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • The U.S. Drug Addiction Problem is OUR Problem – My TEN Ideas

    Pharmacy news, I have found, often reflects much more than scientific and medical innovations – it gives us a glimpse into what is going on in a culture in terms of their values, emotions, pains and problems.  Right now all the pharma news and medical media are screaming one message very loudly: ...

    Author : Jason Poquette