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Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs across with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. “These drug traffickers, they’re smart, they know what they’re doing,” said Carroll during an appearance… Read More »

Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: Surprise! It’s Not Guns, It’s The …  Perhaps you missed it, but this week the House of Representatives held its first hearing on gun violence in eight years. I know, I know. You’ve had a lot to keep track of, what… Read More »

Innovation Amidst the Crisis: Health IT and the Opioid Abuse Epidemic | Part 4 – Resource Allocation and Access

By COLIN KONSCHAK, FACHE and DAVE LEVIN, MD  Dave Levin Colin Konschak The opioid crisis in the United States is having a devastating impact on individuals, their families, and the health care industry. This multi-part series will focus on the role technology can play in addressing this crisis. Part one of the series proposed a… Read More »