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2012-08-01 23:02:31

A new risk management plan from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help clinicians properly prescribe drugs with addiction potential aims to help reduce the growing epidemic of opioid abuse in the United States.

Group Asks FDA To Change Painkiller Labels
2012-07-26 07:34:01

A group of clinicians, researchers, and health officials recently submitted a petition requesting the FDA to regulate labels on opioid painkillers in an effort to stop abuse of the drugs.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.