Tag: Addiction

Most People Don’t Actually Feel Euphoric When They Take Opioids, Study Finds

By Nicoletta Lanese – Staff Writer 11 days ago Health Opioids are known to spark feelings of euphoria in users, but does everyone really share the same experience? Opioids jump-start the brain’s reward system, provoking a burst of pleasurable feelings along with a dizzying drug-induced high. At least that’s what scientists used to think. But mounting…

“NINE HOURS” of Medical Training in Pain. That’s all the average medical student receives. Will there be a change in the future?

How To Teach Future Doctors About Pain In The Midst Of The Opioid Crisis September 11, 20195:02 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Nell Greenfieldboyce 2010 Students in medical schools are about to become doctors in the midst of an opioid crisis. That’s why one top U.S. medical school is rethinking what to teach them…

Is the DEA Branching Out Into Regulating Medicine?

September 23, 2019 10:22AM By Jeffrey A. Singer The Drug Enforcement Administration, having virtually eliminated the diversion of prescription pain relievers into the underground market for nonmedical users, appears to be setting its sights on regulating the medical management of pain, a mission not suited for law enforcement. Acting under the authority of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention…