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Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers cash in on Kratom as it takes hold in the US

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers are cashing in on Kratom as the morphine-like ‘opioid alternative’ takes hold in the US Kratom use is soaring in the US as a herbal alternative to opioids But many have died, suffered extreme reactions and overdoses to the morphine-like substance It is grown in Indonesia were its… Read More »

Group takes OMB to task for missing information blocking rule deadline

Although a proposed information blocking rule has been under review by the Office of Management and Budget since September, the agency has missed the 90-day deadline for completing its review. That’s the contention of Health IT Now, a coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers and payers, which says OMB’s foot-dragging is “undermining” the intent… Read More »