Articles tagged with 'opioid' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (opioid)

2021
July
21,
2021
| 11:12 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s Medical Center has lowered the number of opioid pain medication prescriptions to its patients by more than half since its Safe and Sound stewardship program began three years ago. The program was put in place in response to a national...
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July
20,
2021
| 13:02 PM America/Chicago
Fifteen in a series. Adil Sayani thought he was hiding his addiction to prescription pills. In late 2020, his parents suspected something was going on with the 17-year-old Bedford resident, but they had no idea how bad things had become until they re...
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2017
October
26,
2017
| 16:08 PM America/Chicago
Today, President Donald Trump announced that he would direct his Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency. The announcement is not a surprise by any means for caregivers at Cook Chil...
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2016
December
30,
2016
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
You never know what story you'll find on our newsroom.  If you want proof, read this diverse list of our most popular stories of 2016. We hope you enjoy our look back: 10. 7 Ear Infection Myths Every Parent Should Know. Parents flocked to this ...
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September
19,
2016
| 16:36 PM America/Chicago
Opioid abuse has become an epidemic not only for adults, but also for children. Artee Gandhi, M.D., medical director of Cook Children’s Pain Management Program, says that health care has neglected the prevalence of pediatric pain and has not placed f...
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