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Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

In-jail buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder may reduce rearrest and reconviction

In-jail buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder may reduce rearrest and reconviction

UTEP to develop new initiative to reduce HIV in people who use drugs in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border

UTEP to develop new initiative to reduce HIV in people who use drugs in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border

New approaches needed to address the U.S. opioid epidemic

New approaches needed to address the U.S. opioid epidemic

Relaxing limits on take-home methadone did not lead to worse outcomes

Relaxing limits on take-home methadone did not lead to worse outcomes

Heroin overdose deaths more likely to occur shortly after hospital discharge

Heroin overdose deaths more likely to occur shortly after hospital discharge

Fatal opioid overdoses four times more likely in the first two days after hospital discharge

Fatal opioid overdoses four times more likely in the first two days after hospital discharge

Hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder die at a rate comparable to heart attack patients

Hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder die at a rate comparable to heart attack patients

Mobile telemedicine unit found to be effective in treating opioid use disorder in rural areas

Mobile telemedicine unit found to be effective in treating opioid use disorder in rural areas

Research redefines dieting and the culture of weight loss

Research redefines dieting and the culture of weight loss

Study reflects shortcomings in how the U.S. handles care for people with opioid addiction

Study reflects shortcomings in how the U.S. handles care for people with opioid addiction

California lawmakers push feds to allow a therapy that pays meth users to abstain

California lawmakers push feds to allow a therapy that pays meth users to abstain

Opioid Agonist Therapy can reduce mortality risk in people with opioid dependence

Opioid Agonist Therapy can reduce mortality risk in people with opioid dependence

Most prescriptions for buprenorphine are written by a small number of health care providers

Most prescriptions for buprenorphine are written by a small number of health care providers

Study: Pharmacies can be a significant access barrier to key medication for addiction

Study: Pharmacies can be a significant access barrier to key medication for addiction

Extensive use of opioid agonists can considerably reduce drug-related deaths

Extensive use of opioid agonists can considerably reduce drug-related deaths

Recommendations to help ensure access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment

Recommendations to help ensure access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment

Opioid supply-controlling policies may have unintended consequences, finds study

Opioid supply-controlling policies may have unintended consequences, finds study

Poor and terminally ill Mexicans have less chance to get opioids intended for palliative care

Poor and terminally ill Mexicans have less chance to get opioids intended for palliative care

Study provides new insight about integrating treatment for HIV and opioid use disorder in Vietnam

Study provides new insight about integrating treatment for HIV and opioid use disorder in Vietnam