It’s hard enough to control opioids when illegal imports and dealers flood the market. But all the more so when legal, licensed doctors and pharmacists over prescribe and deliver them.
Responding to a law enacted in 2018 the DEA is proposing new regulations for how it grants quotas in an effort to curb addiction.
The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management said the uncertainty surrounding the agency’s proposed merger with the General Services Administration is continued concern headed in 2020.
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Academic Juliette Kayyem argues the government could be better organized and do even more to battle the opioid crisis and that more oversight is needed.
Public servants and the first lady of North Dakota say cloud computing across levels of government can help combat the national opioid crisis.
The opioid addiction crisis keep spreading and the federal government keeps marshaling more resources to try and roll it back.
The Health and Human Services Department said it’s not yet positioned to use data to predict what the next public health crisis might be, but it’s developing a new data sharing strategy to launch the agency in the right direction.
The opioid overuse crisis has drawn several federal agencies into the battle to mitigate it so Congress gave the National Institutes of Health $500 million this year.
The latest research and advancements from the Veterans Affairs Department include a power-wheelchair that can climb stairs and curbs, new prosthetics and a powerful study on the impacts of opioids.