Publication date: 
Tue., May. 28, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Opioid Prescriptions to Teens, Young Adults Still Common

Opioid prescriptions were written at nearly 57 million visits to doctors' offices between 2005 and 2015 according to a study published in Pediatrics. The study found the drugs are often prescribed to teenagers and young adults for tooth and back pain. HealthDay.

Publication date: 
Tue., May. 28, 2019 2:00pm EDT ·

Meeting the Medicine Information Needs of Americans with Vision Loss

More than 3.4 million (3%) Americans aged 40 years and older are either legally blind (having visual acuity [VA] of 20/200 or worse or a visual field of less than 20 degrees) or are visually impaired (having VA of 20/40 or less).

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