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Doctors are A THIRD more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day, study finds  

Doctors are A THIRD more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day, study finds Physician fatigue and schedule may effect their decision-making  Opioid over-prescribing is blamed in part for the current US opioid epidemic  University of Minnesota researchers found that 4% of patients with early appointments get opioid prescriptions  By the end of the… Read More »

FDA Approves Third of New Migraine Drugs

Sept. 28, 2018 — The FDA has approved the third of a new type of drug to prevent migraine headaches in adults. Galcanezumab-gnlm (Emgality) targets calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a molecule that’s produced in nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord. The FDA approved two other CGRP drugs for migraine — erenumab (Aimovig) and fremanezumab-vfrm… Read More »