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Nonmedical Opioid Use Declines But Prescription Disorders, Deaths Rise: JAMA

New research suggests that while new medical guidelines and increased public awareness of problems with the use of opioids to treat chronic pain may be helping to slow the number of new opioid users, the prevalence of disorders, frequency of …

Study Reveals Extent, Nature of Health Data Breaches

Between 2010 and 2013, there were more than 900 data breaches of protected health information affecting at least 500 individuals, with most of them resulting from overt criminal activity, according to a study in the April 14 issue of the …