{FD} ‘I couldn’t save him’: Family’s pain after son’s overdose death

There is nothing left to do, no more frantic phone calls to make, no begging or fighting that can fix this because the worst thing that could happen already has, so Doug Biggers settles into his recliner and braces for his daughter’s voice to echo thro…

{FD} Frustrated opioid patients speak out: ‘I now buy heroin on the street’

Hundreds of people who reached out to Fox News through emails, and messages on social media, following the publication of a three-part series on the nation’s struggle to address its crippling opioid crisis caused mainly by illegal drugs, and the uninte…

{FD} Health experts offer solutions for unintended consequences of opioid crackdown

The most urgently needed first step to addressing the misunderstandings about Centers for Disease and Prevention opioid prescribing guidelines, many clinicians and health experts say, is for the agency to clarify – in a high-profile way– what the guid…

{FD} Doctors caught between struggling opioid patients and crackdown on prescriptions

Doctors are opting to stop prescribing legal opioids – even to people who are left bedridden without them — as insurers, pharmacies, state medical boards and state and federal law enforcement authorities warn them about overstepping federal opioid pre…

{FD} As doctors taper or end opioid prescriptions, many patients driven to despair, suicide

Doctors and medical establishments are sharply reducing doses of – or altogether no long prescribing — pain medications, leaving many among the estimated 20 million Americans who suffer from daily debilitating chronic pain to consider ending their liv…