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Study: Non-medical cannabis use is more common in adults suffering from pain

Study: Non-medical cannabis use is more common in adults suffering from pain

Increasing opioid addiction in the US but young addicts being missed

Increasing opioid addiction in the US but young addicts being missed

FDA-approved medication for opioid addiction is increasing except in the youngest group

FDA-approved medication for opioid addiction is increasing except in the youngest group

Collaborative project to address the local opioid epidemic

Collaborative project to address the local opioid epidemic

Study: Opioid addiction care is scarce in Medicaid work requirement states

Study: Opioid addiction care is scarce in Medicaid work requirement states

Opioid addiction care is harder to access in states considering Medicaid work requirements

Opioid addiction care is harder to access in states considering Medicaid work requirements

Using CRISPR to switch off pain gene becomes a possibility with new study

Using CRISPR to switch off pain gene becomes a possibility with new study

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.

In the fight for money for the opioid crisis, will the youngest victims be left out?

In the fight for money for the opioid crisis, will the youngest victims be left out?

Penn researchers receive nearly $5 million to reduce opioid cravings

Penn researchers receive nearly $5 million to reduce opioid cravings

Computer betting game can help predict the likelihood of opioid reuse

Computer betting game can help predict the likelihood of opioid reuse

A patient's tolerance for risky decisions can predict chances of opioid relapse

A patient's tolerance for risky decisions can predict chances of opioid relapse

Methamphetamine undermines success in treatment for opioid-use disorder

Methamphetamine undermines success in treatment for opioid-use disorder

Chronic disease prevention could help curb the opioid epidemic

Chronic disease prevention could help curb the opioid epidemic

Study reveals clue to preventing addiction relapse

Study reveals clue to preventing addiction relapse

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Opioid use during pregnancy alters the baby's brain

Opioid use during pregnancy alters the baby's brain

CU Anschutz to train students to prescribe buprenorphine products for opioid use disorder

CU Anschutz to train students to prescribe buprenorphine products for opioid use disorder

Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine

Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine

Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults

Regular co-use of pain and sleep medications may increase risk of frailty in older adults