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Children and teens getting spinal surgery don’t need so many opioids
Father’s wish, bioethicist’s dilemma
Statement of Third Meeting of India-U.S. Counternarcotics Working Group
Effect of prescribing patterns on utilization of opioid medication in ACL reconstruction
UBC Okanagan study determines psychedelic mushroom microdoses can improve mood, mental-health
Researchers discover how sound reduces pain in mice
Water births provide “clear benefits” for healthy mums and their newborns
UNE researcher awarded $1.8 million to study chronic pain relief through gene therapy
Researchers Show High-Dose Celebrex Reduces Narcotic Use, Controls Pain in Children After Tonsillectomy
Spinal Anesthesia Linked to Higher Painkiller Use in Hip Fracture Patients
Research cites possible breakthrough treatment in pain management
Liver transplants from drug overdose deaths rose sharply during Covid pandemic 25 May
Experts stress importance of monitoring for post-treatment opioid use in young sarcoma patients
Liver transplants from drug overdose deaths rose sharply during Covid pandemic
Hospices vary widely in prescribing “comfort kit” medications
Hospices vary widely in prescribing of “comfort kit” medications
Toolkit to tackle potentially deadly opioid over prescription to be rolled out across parts of England
Should you give your child opioids for post-operative pain management?
Effect of Mailing At-Home Disposal Kit on Unused Opioids After Surgery
Opioid overdose death toll has risen more than 5-fold among Indigenous Americans over past decade
Strong saline solution can boost delivery of morphine and other drugs to spinal cord
Seizure of contraband and unauthorized items at Matsqui Institution 21 April
Product label changes do not prevent accidental acetaminophen overdoses
More Older Adults Getting Treated for Substance Abuse
Researchers Reveal Similarity and Heterogeneity of Cognitive Impairment
Use of opioids before surgery predicts consumption of opioids after surgery
Prescription opioid use linked to mood disorders
Syringe program user survey shows ‘stunning’ fentanyl surge
Govt taking action to prevent drug-related road injuries
Blood pressure medications impact brain function
2022 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report Release
Why are Fentanyl Deaths Rising?
New real time prescription monitoring system improves patient safety
Estimated 2.6 m Americans prescribed opioids also on various other sedatives Chronic pain: Would changes in CDC opioid prescribing guidelines help those who have it
New approach to curbing cocaine use
CDC’s updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids is now open for public comment
Slight increased risk of congenital abnormalities in infants exposed to opioid medications in utero
When COVID delayed patients’ joint replacement surgeries, chatbot improved their mental and physical health
Prescription drug misuse later in life greatly increases risk for substance use disorder
Opioid prescribing declines, but cuts are not uniform
Common ‘Core’: Using molecular fragments to detect deadly opioids
Teen use of illicit drugs decreased in 2021, as Covid pandemic continued
Substitution of nonpharmacologic therapy with opioid prescribing for pain during pandemic
State data reveal fentanyl’s fatal role across age groups
Wearable injector can detect and reverse opioid overdose
Only certain patients with chronic neck pain need invasive procedures to treat it
OHSU model reduces opioid prescribing