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People in recovery worry GOP Medicaid cuts would put treatment out of reach

People in recovery worry GOP Medicaid cuts would put treatment out of reach

Impairment of specific gene increases susceptibility to opioid addiction and binge eating, study shows

Impairment of specific gene increases susceptibility to opioid addiction and binge eating, study shows

Medical responses to opioid addiction vary by state, analysis finds

Medical responses to opioid addiction vary by state, analysis finds

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Anti-heroin vaccine developed at TSRI proven effective in primate models

Anti-heroin vaccine developed at TSRI proven effective in primate models

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all

Role of toxicologists in addressing growing epidemic of opioid abuse

Role of toxicologists in addressing growing epidemic of opioid abuse

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Oxytocin system may be key target for developing medications to treat opioid addiction

Oxytocin system may be key target for developing medications to treat opioid addiction

Researchers uncover link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse

Researchers uncover link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

Risky opioid prescribing rates drop after new VA initiative, study finds

Risky opioid prescribing rates drop after new VA initiative, study finds

Gulf Breeze Recovery underscores importance of high-quality programs for treating opioid addiction

Gulf Breeze Recovery underscores importance of high-quality programs for treating opioid addiction

Opioid users treated in compulsory drug detention centre more likely to relapse, study shows

Opioid users treated in compulsory drug detention centre more likely to relapse, study shows

New study to explore link between sleep and chronic pain

New study to explore link between sleep and chronic pain

UAB physician calls for better education, legislation to help patients with opioid abuse

UAB physician calls for better education, legislation to help patients with opioid abuse

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

Medical cannabis may help treat mental health problems and opioid addiction

Medical cannabis may help treat mental health problems and opioid addiction

John Cryer MP, CPPC and TalkHealth jointly launch new chronic pain patient medication survey

John Cryer MP, CPPC and TalkHealth jointly launch new chronic pain patient medication survey