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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

Researchers to explore how to prevent stress-related chronic pain conditions

Researchers to explore how to prevent stress-related chronic pain conditions

Using opioid-sparing pain management techniques to better prevent addiction and abuse

Using opioid-sparing pain management techniques to better prevent addiction and abuse

BIO issues statement regarding Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act

BIO issues statement regarding Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act

Special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients decreases healthcare costs and opioid use

Special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients decreases healthcare costs and opioid use

New automated text messaging service may help combat opioid epidemic

New automated text messaging service may help combat opioid epidemic

Smartphone addiction leads to high levels of loneliness, depression and anxiety

Smartphone addiction leads to high levels of loneliness, depression and anxiety

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

Back pain being mismanaged globally

Back pain being mismanaged globally

Graphic: Opioid painkiller is top prescription in 11 states

Graphic: Opioid painkiller is top prescription in 11 states

Opioid maker funds efforts to fight addiction: Is it ‘blood money’ or charity?

Opioid maker funds efforts to fight addiction: Is it ‘blood money’ or charity?

CMS issues split decision on Arkansas Medicaid waiver

CMS issues split decision on Arkansas Medicaid waiver

FDA reminds consumers to be wary of unapproved flu products

FDA reminds consumers to be wary of unapproved flu products

New Canadian guideline lays out optimal strategies for treatment of opioid addiction

New Canadian guideline lays out optimal strategies for treatment of opioid addiction

Bipartisan Senate budget deal boosts health programs

Bipartisan Senate budget deal boosts health programs

1 in 7 patients at risk for persistent opioid use after lung surgery

1 in 7 patients at risk for persistent opioid use after lung surgery

HHS nominee vows to tackle high drug costs, despite his ties to industry

HHS nominee vows to tackle high drug costs, despite his ties to industry