Prescription Drug Abuse is Rapidly Rising
Look into your medicine cabinet and you will undoubtedly find a prescription drug. Then think that someone out there is abusing that same medication. Many studies are pointing out what most people already know. Drug abuse is rising and just as concerning, many of the drugs are prescription medications.
Is Medicaid Really That Important?
Medicaid began in 1965 under the Social Security ACT under Title XIX. Harry Truman initiated the idea of a national health insurance plan in 1945. Many worried about a “socialized health care” transformation and it wasn’t until 1965 that President Lyndon Johnson signed this plan into law. – Medicaid was initiated along with Medicare.
Vicodin and Percocet could be on the way out
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met today in Adelphi, Maryland to discuss the concern of two powerful medications used for pain control. The two painkillers are Percocet and Vicodin.
Drugs from the Ocean
Scientific advancements are all around us. The next great frontier is the Ocean and a potential area of study is the improvement in our medicines and treatment. This research would expand our understanding of the creatures of the deep as well as the organisms unseen.