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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
Canada supports project connecting people at risk of experiencing opioid-related overdoses to community services
Opioid Prescription Rates for Knee Surgery Patients Vary, But Higher Strength Dosage Common
Canada supports a safer drug supply project in Toronto
Chatbots Delivering Psychotherapy Help Decrease Opioid Use After Surgery
Patients taking opioids produce antibodies that may hinder anti-opioid vaccine
Negative side effects of opioids could be coming from users’ own immune systems
Center for Excellence in Public Health participates in Governor’s annual Opioid Response Summit
Study points out opioid risks for hospital patients transitioning to skilled nursing facilities
Penn’s ‘Enhanced Recovery’ Program Significantly Reduces Post-Op Opioid Use
Trial uses electricity, body’s own endorphins to ease opioid withdrawal in babies
Trial tests whether cannabidiol could help treat cannabis use disorder
A Safe and Effective Cure for Hep-C During Pregnancy
Free take-home naloxone trial will save lives
Expanded access to treatment in prisons and jails can reduce opioid overdose deaths by 31.6%, study finds
Quitline and surgery are big motivators for quitting smoking
Distress and pain key reasons for prescription opioid abuse
New Study Looks at Opioid Use and Driving Outcomes Among Older Adults
Pilot Program Increases Access to Medication for Opioid Use Disorder in Colorado
UPMC St. Margaret New Kensington Family Health Center Getting New Home to Better Serve a Vulnerable Population
10 Percent of Patients Continue to Use Opioids Three to Six Months After Heart Surgery