EDUCATION

(news.harvard.edu) When confronting the power of addiction, the power of language is important to keep in mind, specialists say. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the American Psychiatric Association’s diagnostic handbook, describes someone

(CNN) The head of the US Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, believes that the nation’s physicians should undergo mandatory training on pain management and the prescribing of opioid analgesics. In an interview Wednesday

(courtesy: umaryland.edu) “The University of Maryland School of Dentistry is the first dental college in the world. We would like to be the first in leading the charge to help dentists learn more accountable pain

(courtesy of therepublic.com) A matching-donation fund set up by a Columbus couple to support educational programs to prevent substance abuse reached its goal a week before the deadline. The $500,000 goal, which will result in

(photo: Jeff Witherow) “A lot of people have the assumption that (opioid addiction is) not going to happen to them,” Basu told the Catholic Courier. “But we work with all ranges of education — people

(courtesy of erienewsnow.com) EDINBORO PA – Last year proved to be the deadliest ever for drug overdoses in Erie County. Data shows much of that was speared by the opioid epidemic. Now, Edinboro University is