Legal issues

Student Athletes – The Perils of Recreational and Performance Enhancing Drugs

College is stressful enough, but for student athletes, the pressure to do well in school, coupled with the rigorous demands placed on them by coaches and professors, often leads them to explore ways to cope. Recreational drugs are common on college campuses and are used quite often by students as a way to reduce the stress of their college workload. Although the recreational use of Marijuana is legal in numerous states, its use is not allowed by the NCAA

What does FDA Approved and CLIA Waived mean?

So, what does FDA approved mean? The agency is charged with examining, testing, and approving a wide range of items for medical use. This includes everything from drugs and medical devices to tests. Getting FDA approval simply means that the agency has decided the benefits of approving the item outweigh any potential risks for its planned use.

Under What Circumstances Will Providers be Allowed to Prescribe Controlled Substances via Telemedicine?

Written by Christopher A. Parrella,  J.D., CPC, CHC, CPCO The clock is ticking for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to address a long-standing roadblock that has prohibited physicians and nurse practitioners from prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine without an in-person … Continue reading Under What Circumstances Will Providers be Allowed to Prescribe Controlled Substances via Telemedicine?