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Fentanyl surpasses heroin in cause of U.S. drug overdose deaths

Fentanyl surpasses heroin in cause of U.S. drug overdose deaths

Study quantifies links between alcohol, drug use and violent deaths

Study quantifies links between alcohol, drug use and violent deaths

VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse

VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse

Heroin-assisted treatment can offer benefits, reduce harms

Heroin-assisted treatment can offer benefits, reduce harms

Study investigates influence of different opioids on driving performance

Study investigates influence of different opioids on driving performance

Increasing mental health problems related to drug use in over 55's

Increasing mental health problems related to drug use in over 55's

First-of-its-kind undertaking to study genetic, biological factors that contribute to development of opioid use disorder

First-of-its-kind undertaking to study genetic, biological factors that contribute to development of opioid use disorder

Brigham investigators examine opioid use among Massachusetts adolescents, prescription trends

Brigham investigators examine opioid use among Massachusetts adolescents, prescription trends

Food insecurity during pregnancy linked to severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome

Food insecurity during pregnancy linked to severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

Effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome requires coordinated ‘cascade of care’

Effective management of neonatal abstinence syndrome requires coordinated ‘cascade of care’

FDA approves Cassipa sublingual film for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

FDA approves Cassipa sublingual film for maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Nursing viewpoints on opioid crisis

Nursing viewpoints on opioid crisis

Simple intervention increases use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

Simple intervention increases use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

Illicit drug use is higher during celebratory events, may be worse than previously thought

Illicit drug use is higher during celebratory events, may be worse than previously thought

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

New modeling studies highlight urgent need for effective drug policy reforms to prevent HIV

New modeling studies highlight urgent need for effective drug policy reforms to prevent HIV

WVU researchers examine safety of Suboxone use in opioid-dependent pregnant women

WVU researchers examine safety of Suboxone use in opioid-dependent pregnant women

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers