Tag Archives: Medication

The Treatment Gap: In Rehab, ‘Two Warring Factions’: Abstinence vs. Medication

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Just past a cemetery along a country road, an addiction treatment center called JourneyPure at the River draws hundreds of patients a month who are addicted to opioids and other drugs. They divide their days between therapy sessions, songwriting, communing with horses and climbing through a treetop ropes course. After dinner, they’re… Read More »

Diabetes medication 'crisis' is costing the NHS £1billion every year

Diabetes medication cost the NHS £1billion in the last year, as prescriptions for the condition reach record levels, official figures show. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are now for diabetes treatment. Data from NHS Digital shows that of the £8.8billion spent on prescribing drugs in 2017/18, more than £1billion went on diabetes… Read More »