Is A Heart Ever Not Worth Fixing? Doctors Grapple With Treating Patients Who Get Bacteria From Injecting Opioids

By April 30, 2018 News No Comments

In the midst of the opioid crisis, endocarditis cases are on the rise. The effects from the bacteria are costly and hard to treat, and doctors are warning patients that if they come back with the same problem, they might not get medical care for it. Meanwhile, drugmakers are pushing back against opioid taxes and the Department of Agriculture is sending money to needy communities to help boost services to treat addiction.