The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. Please…Read more
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HB 21 imposes a number of legal requirements on healthcare practitioners who prescribe controlled substances, particularly opioids. HB 21 AKA "The Opioid Prescription Law"Read more
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today provides the most recent information on child well-being and ranks states on how kids are faring. Florida showed improvement in children living in high-poverty areas, teen births and proficiencies in reading and math, however troubling disparities persist among children of color and those from low-income and immigrant families. There is…Read more
Being there for your kids can be challenging when work is demanding a lot of your time and energy. On a recent Family First podcast, award-winning comedian and devoted family man Jeff Foxworthy spoke with me about the challenges of juggling a career and a commitment to home. “Life is about choices and consequences,” he observed. And, Jeff…Read more
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