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Unique pain program helps surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively

Unique pain program helps surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

Babies dependent on opioids need touch, not tech

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

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

FSMB partners with NAM to form Action Collaborative on countering opioid epidemic

FSMB partners with NAM to form Action Collaborative on countering opioid epidemic

Routine screening, treatment could help stem nationwide opioid epidemic

Routine screening, treatment could help stem nationwide opioid epidemic

What a U.S.-China trade war could mean for the opioid epidemic

What a U.S.-China trade war could mean for the opioid epidemic

Non-opioid drug shows promise for treating pain by targeting receptors on immune cells

Non-opioid drug shows promise for treating pain by targeting receptors on immune cells

Nurses take on expanded roles to provide access to health care in rural, underserved areas

Nurses take on expanded roles to provide access to health care in rural, underserved areas

Judge blocks Kentucky Medicaid work requirement

Judge blocks Kentucky Medicaid work requirement

CRISPR technique reduces repetitive behavior in fragile X syndrome mouse models

CRISPR technique reduces repetitive behavior in fragile X syndrome mouse models

Methadone or buprenorphine associated with reductions in opioid related mortality

Methadone or buprenorphine associated with reductions in opioid related mortality

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony

Researchers examine risk factors for opioid dependence in patients undergoing surgery for DS

Researchers examine risk factors for opioid dependence in patients undergoing surgery for DS

Researchers develop model that predicts changes in BUP exposure during pregnancy

Researchers develop model that predicts changes in BUP exposure during pregnancy

FDA warns nine online networks to stop illegal marketing of unapproved opioids

FDA warns nine online networks to stop illegal marketing of unapproved opioids

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults