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Use of buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction proliferates in California

Use of buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction proliferates in California

New pain management program sends 92% cancer surgery patients home with no opioids

New pain management program sends 92% cancer surgery patients home with no opioids

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Mindfulness may reduce depression symptoms for mothers with opioid use disorder

Mindfulness may reduce depression symptoms for mothers with opioid use disorder

Could deep brain stimulation help resolve the opioid epidemic?

Could deep brain stimulation help resolve the opioid epidemic?

Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Research on Reddit identifies risks associated with unproven treatments for opioid addiction

Research on Reddit identifies risks associated with unproven treatments for opioid addiction

Cancer patients and those with anemia should not be denied opioids, says CDC

Cancer patients and those with anemia should not be denied opioids, says CDC

Bringing Maine researchers together to identify solutions to opioid epidemic in Maine

Bringing Maine researchers together to identify solutions to opioid epidemic in Maine

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

Naltrexone implant more effective in reducing relapses in HIV patients with opioid addiction

Naltrexone implant more effective in reducing relapses in HIV patients with opioid addiction

UTSA professor helps train first responders to detect prescription opioid overdoses

UTSA professor helps train first responders to detect prescription opioid overdoses

FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain

Scientists reverse alcohol-seeking behavior in rats with flip of a switch

Scientists reverse alcohol-seeking behavior in rats with flip of a switch

US opioid prescriptions drop by a half but it’s not all good news

US opioid prescriptions drop by a half but it’s not all good news

$1.5 million grant to develop opioid treatment program for jail detainees

$1.5 million grant to develop opioid treatment program for jail detainees

More states say doctors must offer overdose reversal drug along with opioids

More states say doctors must offer overdose reversal drug along with opioids

Breakthrough test developed to measure pain

Breakthrough test developed to measure pain

FDA issues warning letters to companies for selling unapproved products that claim to treat Alzheimer’s

FDA issues warning letters to companies for selling unapproved products that claim to treat Alzheimer’s