Research on Opioid Use Mayo Clinic Dr. Molly Jeffery and Dr. W. Michael Hooten share new Mayo Clinic research on trends in opioid use. Dr. Jeffery is the scientific director of Emergency Medicine Research at Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Hooten is a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist.
Treating Pain without Opiates Lee Memorial Health System It’s being called an epidemic and it’s killing more Americans each year than car crashes. Dr. Usman Mian, an emergency physician with Lee Health, is working towards finding a solution to prescription drug abuse. “Over the last decade we’ve lost about half a million people in this country to prescription drugs so it’s becoming a large problem. According to the CDC, about 80 people die every day as a result of prescription drugs.”
Home Remedies: Integrative approaches to treating pain Mayo Clinic Dr. Tina Ardon, family medicine and integrative medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, shares more about integrative medicine. Specifically, Dr. Ardon talks about how integrative medicine complements conventional care; the history of integrative modalities; and, how integrative medicine addresses whole person care.