Florence Chaverneff

PhD

Most Recent Articles by Florence Chaverneff

Examining the Effect of State Laws Restricting Access to Methadone on Overdose Death Rates

Examining the Effect of State Laws Restricting Access to Methadone on Overdose Death Rates

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The law restricting access to medication-assisted treatment with methadone to opioid treatment programs may have contributed to reducing opioid-related overdose death rates in the United States.

Empowering Exercise Professionals to Support Individuals With Chronic Pain

Empowering Exercise Professionals to Support Individuals With Chronic Pain

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Exercise professionals may act as "key supporters" of individuals with chronic pain.

FDA Takes Steps to Reconcile Needs of Patients With Chronic Pain, Efforts to Curb Opioid Epidemic

FDA Takes Steps to Reconcile Needs of Patients With Chronic Pain, Efforts to Curb Opioid Epidemic

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A panel discussion event held at the US Food and Drug Administration gathered patients with chronic pain and FDA officials, to reconcile concerns around prescriptions of opioid medications with the needs of these patient populations.

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Selling Kratom-Containing Products

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Selling Kratom-Containing Products

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The FDA has issued warnings to 3 companies selling kratom-containing products with unsubstantiated claims regarding their effectiveness in conditions that include opioid withdrawal and addiction and chronic pain.

April 28 Is Drug Take Back Day: Everything You Need to Know

April 28 Is Drug Take Back Day: Everything You Need to Know

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April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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