Front-line caregivers given tools to play bigger role in the fight against opioid abuse

Buprenorphine and naltrexone can help break a person’s addiction to life-threatening opioid use disorder, but they can be hard for front-line, primary care providers to prescribe, according to researchers at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth). “Currently, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorders available Continue Reading

Another reason to get your kid outside: Kids who play outdoors can SEE better, study finds

Encouraging children to spend more time playing outdoors may help them reduce the risk of developing various eye conditions such as nearsightedness or myopia, optometry experts told the Daily Mail online. Professors Karla Zadnik and Don Mutti of Ohio State University’s College of Optometry argued that easy access to technology — such Continue Reading