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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

Legal promise of equal mental health treatment often falls short

Legal promise of equal mental health treatment often falls short

Metabolite of kratom alkaloid could be responsible for its pain relief benefits

Metabolite of kratom alkaloid could be responsible for its pain relief benefits

Oklahoma’s ‘precedent-setting’ suit puts opioid drugmakers on trial

Oklahoma’s ‘precedent-setting’ suit puts opioid drugmakers on trial

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