This Viewpoint discusses the president’s recent declaration of a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis in the United States.
In this Viewpoint, former CDC Director Tom Frieden outlines 10 steps the federal government should take to prevent opioid addiction among nonusers and treat addiction and prevent overdoses among current users.
In this Viewpoint, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and CDER Director Janet Woodcock discuss how the FDA weighs the risks and benefits of opioids and integrates public health and clinical perspectives into decisions about opioid approval, marketing, restrictions, and labeling.
This Viewpoint discusses the history of The Joint Commission standards for pain management and lessons learned that might inform current efforts to address the prescription opioid epidemic and prevent unintended consequences of future similar standard-setting initiatives.
This Medical News article is an interview with CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, on the agency’s historic anniversary.
This Viewpoint discusses the yellow fever epidemic in Angola as well as in China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya due to cases arising from infected travelers from Angola.
This Viewpoint focuses on research priorities to better understand and effectively respond to the Zika virus crisis.
This Viewpoint examines the infrastructure and quality of health systems in West Africa against the backdrop of the Ebola outbreak.
This Viewpoint considers the ethical and scientific dilemmas that arise in evaluating the use of experimental therapies in an epidemic.
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