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Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

Study finds rates of new persistent opioid use among women after vaginal or cesarean delivery

Study finds rates of new persistent opioid use among women after vaginal or cesarean delivery

Researchers survey orthopedic providers to understand factors that drive opioid prescribing practices

Researchers survey orthopedic providers to understand factors that drive opioid prescribing practices

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

FAU scientists develop rapid, reliable method to continuously monitor sickle cell disease

FAU scientists develop rapid, reliable method to continuously monitor sickle cell disease

New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis

New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

Study: Number of calls to U.S. Poison Control regarding kratom exposure increased

Study: Number of calls to U.S. Poison Control regarding kratom exposure increased

Virginia Tech and UC San Diego researchers team up to develop nonopioid drug for chronic pain

Virginia Tech and UC San Diego researchers team up to develop nonopioid drug for chronic pain

Surprising discovery about BH4 may rekindle interest in once-promising pathway

Surprising discovery about BH4 may rekindle interest in once-promising pathway

Ketamine can be considered as alternative to opioids for short-term pain control in ED

Ketamine can be considered as alternative to opioids for short-term pain control in ED

FDA takes new steps to address opioid crisis by approving Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy

FDA takes new steps to address opioid crisis by approving Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy

American Pain Society encouraged by progress toward increased funding for pain research

American Pain Society encouraged by progress toward increased funding for pain research

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Unique pain program helps surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively

Unique pain program helps surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively

Federal advisory group publishes recommendations on prevention of acute, chronic pain

Federal advisory group publishes recommendations on prevention of acute, chronic pain

Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

Low-dose ketamine found to be as effective as opioids for treating acute pain

Low-dose ketamine found to be as effective as opioids for treating acute pain

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders

Research finds addictions to be diseases of the brain, not criminal behavior or personality disorders