Exit Laughing: Matt DeCample Dies at 44

The call to set up the interview with Matt DeCample for AY Magazine wasn’t returned immediately and when it was, Matt had an unexpected suggestion: Would I care to interview him while he took his chemo treatments at UAMS? I was shocked that he would have a writer chronicle his cancer journey in such a personal…

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Pharmacologic Therapies to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Americans utilize modern medicine every day for problems ranging from allergies to acne. However, treatment for a leading cause of death among Americans, opioid overdose, remains acutely controversial. Deep-seated beliefs about drugs and drug users have prevented this group of individuals from receiving adequate treatment. People with substance use disorders are long overdue for consideration…