…in updated opioid treatment guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Action Alert! The CDC recently proposed an updated set of recommendations for how and when to prescribe opioid medications. Doctors are, and should be, free to prescribe what they feel is necessary to help their patients—but should the federal government be recommending any opioid use in the midst of one of the worst addiction and overdose crises in history—particularly when agencies like the FDA played such a key role in the development of this crisis? Read more.