Veterans already have an increased risk of suicide. Those with substance use disorders or mental health conditions are in particular need of help, a new study asserts.
Opioids don’t work for most people with chronic pain. A pain expert explains why doctors should consider other options for their patients.
In a randomized controlled trial, a brief talk with a counselor helped ER patients reduce drug misuse, and a “virtual therapist” on a tablet also showed promise.
Research suggests that patients and physicians should be aware of opioid use before elective operations such as hysterectomy and bariatric surgery.
Doctors are ordering too many liver-related blood tests at the same time, new research shows, which may lead to unneeded worry, biopsies and costs.
Black and Hispanic women are less likely to receive guideline-based care, especially at high-volume hospitals, according to a new analysis.