Insurance records reveal patterns of opioid prescribing to patients whose family members “shop” for opioids from multiple sources
Few people with HDHPs proactively ask about or search for lower-cost care. This suggests opportunity for insurers, employers and health care providers to help.
Study: Long-term opioid use by one or more family members was associated to persistent opioid use by adolescents prescribed opioids after common surgical and dental procedures.
Federally recommended “expedited partner therapy” can get antibiotics to both partners quickly. But several barriers can stand in the way.
Benzodiazepines pose special risks to older adults. New research finds many of those who start taking them aren’t stopping.
Despite the proven lifesaving benefit of antibiotics for children with this inherited blood disorder, only 18 percent receive them.