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Opioid Overdose Now Leads to More Deaths Than Motor Vehicle Accidents

Americans are now more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than from a motor vehicle accident, according to the annual Odds of Dying...

Society Shines Spotlight on Hernia Mesh Safety Issues

Las Vegas—In a first for the 22-year-old organization, the Americas Hernia Society brought together surgeons, scientists, mesh manufacturers and lawyers in a packed room at...

Deadly Staph Infections Remain Threat In Hospitals and Communities

Staph infections were associated with almost 20,000 deaths in health care and community settings in 2017, according to the CDC.

4 Steps Every Provider Must Take Before Prescribing an Opioid

Patients in pain who rely on opioids for analgesia and improved function deserve access to safe and effective medication; to deprive them of optimal pain...