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New study probes effects of opioid use during pregnancy
Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips
Medication Access for Opioid Use Disorder Lower Among Those Involved with Criminal Justice System
Family ties protect young adults from substance misuse
Younger age of first cannabis use or prescription drug misuse is associated with faster development of substance use disorders
Investigating antihistamine-related misuse and mortality in England
Methadone research could help babies exposed to opioids in utero
Fatal opioid overdoses in Cook County spiked in first COVID stay-at-home order
New Australian back pain trial slashes use of addictive opioid painkillers
Most Illinois opioid-overdose deaths occur in homes, hotels, abandoned properties
UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually
Opioid overdose reduced in patients taking buprenorphine
Financial Incentives for Hospitals Boost Rapid Changes to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
Guideline for reducing opioid use post-surgery leads to high pain management satisfaction
Study Shows Opioid Use among U.S. Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis Costs 14 Billion Dollars in Societal Costs
New hope for treating chronic pain without opioids
New research grants support Ithaca-area communities
2021 University Scholars Align Research with School of Pharmacy
Medicaid expansion helps uncover undiagnosed HIV infections
New UBC professorship to advance addiction medicine in B.C
Physician-pharmacist collaboration may increase adherence to opioid addiction treatment
Neighbor saving neighbor during an opioid crisis using a smartphone
Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19
From Co-Chairs of Special Advisory Committee on Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses – Latest National Data on Overdose Crisis
England’s deprivation divide on opioid prescribing revealed
Fewer Than 2 Percent of OB-GYN Doctors Can Prescribe Life-Saving Opioid Treatment
Soothing words and music during surgery might reduce postoperative pain
Research awards hit record high of $152 million in 2019-20
UPMC Opioid Recovery Center of Excellence Moves to Mercy
Researchers Leveraging CT Health Data to Develop Suicide Risk Algorithms
Calls to city 311 lines can predict opioid overdose hotspots
Understanding Impacts of COVID-19 on Substance Use Disorder and Treatment
How pain changes your brain
Renewed calls for needle & syringe programs in prisons ahead of international drug Users Day
Whether Californians vote may hinge on race, ethnicity, UCLA health survey finds
Rising Opioid Use During Pandemic Heightens Need for Safe Drug Disposal
Researchers to Test Wyoming Wastewater for COVID-19
Problem opioid behaviours associated with pre-existing risks, not just dosage
Dramatic escalation in opioid use over a decade revealed
Researcher examines genetic role in addiction
U.S. President Trump Is Safeguarding Americans’ Mental Health and Preventing Tragedy of Suicide
Centers for Disease Control call on School of Pharmacy’s Stephanie Nichols for opioid prescribing information
PBS changes to opioids a win for palliative care
Researchers test brain stimulation in zero gravity
Multi Pronged Intervention Reduces IV Opioid Use in Hospitalized Patients with IBD
Infographics highlight naloxone access disparity
New UBCO study examines pain tolerance among cannabis users
Opioids continue to be leading cause of overdose deaths in Australia. What else can we do