Florence Chaverneff, PhD

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FDA Cracks Down on Illegal Online Sales of Opioids

FDA Cracks Down on Illegal Online Sales of Opioids

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings to 9 online companies selling illegal opioid medications on 53 websites, in direct violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Naloxone Recalled Due to Potential Health Risks

Naloxone Recalled Due to Potential Health Risks

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Two lots of naloxone hydrochloride injections, USP have been recalled by Hospira, Inc., due to concerns regarding the presence of particulates on the syringe plunger.

Pain, Psychiatric Comorbidities More Common in Chronic vs Episodic Migraine

Pain, Psychiatric Comorbidities More Common in Chronic vs Episodic Migraine

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Individuals with chronic vs episodic migraine may be more likely to experience chronic back pain, chronic pain, neck pain, anxiety, and depression.

Helping to End Addiction: NIH Initiative Addresses Opioid Epidemic

Helping to End Addiction: NIH Initiative Addresses Opioid Epidemic

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National Institutes of Health Director, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, announced on April 4, 2018 the launch of the Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative.

Asthma, allergic rhinitis prevalence with long-term opioid use

Asthma, allergic rhinitis prevalence with long-term opioid use

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Patients with opioid dependence or abuse may exhibit a higher prevalence of asthma compared with the general population.

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