Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs have no appreciable effect on the fatal or non‐fatal opioid overdose rate, but may increase overdoses from heroin.
We can’t eliminate the virus, but we can reduce its harm to our lives and livelihoods.
In 2008 the AMA issued a formal apology to the nation’s African American physicians for its decades of racial discrimination. Through her scholarship, Harriet A. Washington, a writing fellow in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, was largely responsible for making that happen. Washington, along with Marshala R. Lee and Jeffrey A. Miron, will discuss how licensing can become a tool to affect racist ends.
We continue to impose ineffective and harmful restrictions on vaping.
Government‐imposed prescription requirements violate the rights of individuals to access the medicines they want. Evidence suggests that government‐imposed prescription requirements make patients less safe, not more.