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Study finds higher risk of overdose in patients treated with opioids to reduce dental pain

Study finds higher risk of overdose in patients treated with opioids to reduce dental pain

Opioid prescription for new mothers associated with an increased risk of serious opioid-related events

Opioid prescription for new mothers associated with an increased risk of serious opioid-related events

Policies designed to prevent opioid misuse may limit access to pain-relieving drugs

Policies designed to prevent opioid misuse may limit access to pain-relieving drugs

Rescheduling drugs can reduce use as well as the dangers, study finds

Rescheduling drugs can reduce use as well as the dangers, study finds

Despite new CDC guidance, opioid prescription rates have not declined

Despite new CDC guidance, opioid prescription rates have not declined

Back-pain patients taking opioid painkillers produce anti-opioid antibodies

Back-pain patients taking opioid painkillers produce anti-opioid antibodies

Study examines changes in prescription patterns during COVID-19 pandemic

Study examines changes in prescription patterns during COVID-19 pandemic

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Proper disposal of leftover medication can help reduce antibiotic resistance

Proper disposal of leftover medication can help reduce antibiotic resistance

A veteran started vaping THC to cope with chronic pain. Then he got very sick.

A veteran started vaping THC to cope with chronic pain. Then he got very sick.

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

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

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Opioid misuse greatly increases chance of major depressive episode among teen girls

Opioid misuse greatly increases chance of major depressive episode among teen girls

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

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

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

Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in children

Physicians more likely to recommend antihistamines for respiratory infections in children