Medications

DEA taking back unwanted prescription drugs on oct. 28

(HealthDay)—The public is being given its 14th opportunity to safely dispose of pills and patches at collection points operated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and its partners.

Addiction

Pathway to heroin described in NEJM commentary

(HealthDay)—U.S. researchers are challenging a leading theory about the nation's heroin epidemic, saying it's not a direct result of the crackdown on opioids. The commentary has been published in the Jan. 14 issue of the ...

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