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Is The Opioid Lobby Behind Attacks On The CDC Prescribing Guidelines?

"Opioid manufacturers stand to lose substantial profits with the widespread adoption of the CDC guideline. Public health, however, benefits from the guideline, and attacks on it bear industry’s fingerprints."


Massachusetts Construction Companies Stop Work To Protest Fatal Overdoses

Between 2011 and 2015, construction workers accounted for around 25% of all fatal overdoses among workers in Massachusetts. 


Expert: Johnson & Johnson Played Bigger Role In Opioid Crisis Than Purdue Pharma

Johnson & Johnson is less well-known as an opioid manufacturer, but the company makes Duragesic, a fentanyl patch, and produced Nucynta, an opioid, until 2015.