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Changing the underlying structure and culture of a clinic to address opioid epidemic

Changing the underlying structure and culture of a clinic to address opioid epidemic

Scaling up use of opioid agonist therapies could help combat Ukraine’s HIV epidemic

Scaling up use of opioid agonist therapies could help combat Ukraine’s HIV epidemic

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Predicting opioid-related problems among cancer survivors

Predicting opioid-related problems among cancer survivors

CU Anschutz to train students to prescribe buprenorphine products for opioid use disorder

CU Anschutz to train students to prescribe buprenorphine products for opioid use disorder

Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine

Opioid-free pain management guidelines released by Pitt Dental Medicine

VA evaluates the effect of opioids, sedatives on veterans

VA evaluates the effect of opioids, sedatives on veterans

Pioneering brain chip to fight opioid addiction: first US clinical test

Pioneering brain chip to fight opioid addiction: first US clinical test

Mindfulness and medication for opioid dependence may reduce cravings

Mindfulness and medication for opioid dependence may reduce cravings

Prescription-only changes reduce codeine misuse in Australia

Prescription-only changes reduce codeine misuse in Australia

Inflammation in the gut and brain may exacerbate symptoms linked with opioid withdrawal

Inflammation in the gut and brain may exacerbate symptoms linked with opioid withdrawal

Maternal prepregnancy surgery linked to increased risk of opioid withdrawal in newborns

Maternal prepregnancy surgery linked to increased risk of opioid withdrawal in newborns

FDA approves new drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women

FDA approves new drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

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

Many cancer patients use marijuana and prescription opioids, study reveals

Many cancer patients use marijuana and prescription opioids, study reveals

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

Blunting emotional component associated with pain

Blunting emotional component associated with pain

Persistant opioid use in the family may be risk factor for young adults after surgery

Persistant opioid use in the family may be risk factor for young adults after surgery