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First-time opioid prescriptions may lead to substance-related problems later in life

First-time opioid prescriptions may lead to substance-related problems later in life

Opioid initiation risk in young adults, adolescents may not be as high as previously thought

Opioid initiation risk in young adults, adolescents may not be as high as previously thought

Study: Nearly 10% of patients continue to use opioids more than 90 days after heart surgery

Study: Nearly 10% of patients continue to use opioids more than 90 days after heart surgery

Fentanyl tops the list of drugs detected in overdose patients at Baltimore hospitals

Fentanyl tops the list of drugs detected in overdose patients at Baltimore hospitals

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Addictions and drug interactions common among patients not disclosing their medication history

Addictions and drug interactions common among patients not disclosing their medication history

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Changes to state law reduce new opioid prescriptions by 22% in Penn Medicine’s New Jersey practices

Changes to state law reduce new opioid prescriptions by 22% in Penn Medicine’s New Jersey practices

Prescription-only changes reduce codeine misuse in Australia

Prescription-only changes reduce codeine misuse in Australia

Opioids after surgery overly prescribed in USA and Canada

Opioids after surgery overly prescribed in USA and Canada

In India’s burgeoning pain market, U.S. drugmakers stand to gain

In India’s burgeoning pain market, U.S. drugmakers stand to gain

Australian overdose deaths - sinister new trend

Australian overdose deaths - sinister new trend

Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in children

Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in children

Study finds alarmingly high rate of opioid prescriptions for osteoarthritis patients

Study finds alarmingly high rate of opioid prescriptions for osteoarthritis patients

US dentists write more opioid prescriptions than England dentists

US dentists write more opioid prescriptions than England dentists

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Filled opioid prescriptions are relatively rare in Medicaid-enrolled children, finds study

Filled opioid prescriptions are relatively rare in Medicaid-enrolled children, finds study

Painkillers taken by pregnant mothers unlikely to cause asthma in the child

Painkillers taken by pregnant mothers unlikely to cause asthma in the child

Taking painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for asthma risk in children, study shows

Taking painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for asthma risk in children, study shows