Federal Rules Eased for Opioid Addiction Treatment Drug

A relaxed rule is good news for drug addiction facilities. Federal regulators are allowing more flexibility for physicians prescribing buprenorphine, a drug important in treating those with an opioid addiction. According to the American Medical Association, this move is an important one in a nation representing the consumption of 99 percent of the manufactured hydrocodone.…

Addiction Treatment to Gain Big Boost Under Obamacare

Health care is a controversial and complex issue, especially now as political wrangling is hitting full tilt in states that are reluctant to accept Medicaid expansion on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Today, only one penny of every dollar that is spent on health care will go to assist a person facing debilitating…

Recovering From Diabulimia

Diabulimia is a term used to describe an unofficial eating disorder that sometimes appears in people with type 1 diabetes. It involves the purposeful skipping of scheduled injections of the hormone insulin, which diabetics need to take in order to properly regulate their blood glucose levels. When diabetics skip their insulin doses, they can control…