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The 10 Most Addictive Substances to Avoid

Opiates are only one of a number of substances that have very high rates of addiction. Here are the 10 most addictive substances that you should avoid.
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What First Responders Learned from the Front Lines of the Opioid...

First responders on the front line of the opioid crisis have learned that substance use disorders are not a matter of will power or bad decisions.
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Is Virtual Reality a Pain Management Alternative?

Studies demonstrate the potential benefit of virtual reality (VR) for pain management. The hope is that VR will be a viable alternative for opioids for some patients.
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Speedy Recovery: Post-Op Advice from a Vascular Surgeon

Proper post-operative home care is important to your recovery. Give your body a chance to heal and help it along with these 6 rules.
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Opioids and Infertility – What You and Your Doctor Should Know

Women of childbearing age may be especially affected by the use and misuse of opioids, however, the impact of the drugs on fertility and infertility treatment is rarely discussed.
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Opioids Can Kill People in the Hospital Too

Continuous monitoring can help improve patient safety when opioids are given in the hospital but it is important not to contribute to the staff's alarm fatigue.
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic?

Some studies are finding that prescribed marijuana, especially for pain issues, can help prevent an opioid addiction from developing in the first place.