As an Akron Children’s Hospital clinical pharmacologist who has cared for overdose survivors, Michelle Bestic has first-hand knowledge of the scourge of opioid abuse. She also sees that the opioid crisis, severe as it is, sometimes overshadows more common types of substance abuse among teens. “Teens are more likely to abuse alcohol, marijuana or other […]
As healthcare costs continue to rise, generic drugs have become increasingly popular among consumers. Their relatively low cost and FDA approval make them an economical and effective alternative to their brand name equivalents. Much of these cost savings are the result of reduced study requirements for generic drugs.