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Review highlights medication underuse in the treatment of opioid use disorder

Review highlights medication underuse in the treatment of opioid use disorder

Doctors and nurses with addictions often denied a crucial recovery option

Doctors and nurses with addictions often denied a crucial recovery option

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis

UVA leads statewide effort to fight opioid crisis

Teens with severe opioid use disorder can be treated with medications

Teens with severe opioid use disorder can be treated with medications

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

We still don't understand the full impact of prenatal opioid exposure on childhood development

Study explores obstacles to treating opioid use disorder with an effective medication

Study explores obstacles to treating opioid use disorder with an effective medication

Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: Getting the drug to treat it

Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: Getting the drug to treat it

UChicago awarded $17 million grant to tackle opioid addiction in criminal justice settings

UChicago awarded $17 million grant to tackle opioid addiction in criminal justice settings

Researchers receive $10 million grant to examine opioid addiction treatment for jail detainees

Researchers receive $10 million grant to examine opioid addiction treatment for jail detainees

Over 1 million years of life lost in Ohio from overdose deaths, shows study

Over 1 million years of life lost in Ohio from overdose deaths, shows study

Opioid overdose deaths on the decline says CDC but the real picture may still be grim

Opioid overdose deaths on the decline says CDC but the real picture may still be grim

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

UM scientists receive $3.3 million NIH contract to develop opioid addiction vaccine

UM scientists receive $3.3 million NIH contract to develop opioid addiction vaccine

Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain is not safe, research says

Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain is not safe, research says

Role of hospital and health-system pharmacists in drug therapy monitoring

Role of hospital and health-system pharmacists in drug therapy monitoring

Study: Dozens of counties in the U.S. are at highest risk for opioid deaths

Study: Dozens of counties in the U.S. are at highest risk for opioid deaths

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Expanding role of registered nurses in primary care

Expanding role of registered nurses in primary care

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick