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

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

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

FDA issues scientific recommendations to encourage development of novel drugs for treatment of OUD

BIDMC researchers identify risk factors that increase risk of prolonged opioid use

BIDMC researchers identify risk factors that increase risk of prolonged opioid use

High opioid doses, concurrent sedative use are key factors for overdose risk in Medicaid recipients

High opioid doses, concurrent sedative use are key factors for overdose risk in Medicaid recipients

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

Illinois looks at medical marijuana use for opioid dependence

Illinois looks at medical marijuana use for opioid dependence

Proposed National Resilience Strategy to reverse catastrophic increases in 'deaths of despair'

Proposed National Resilience Strategy to reverse catastrophic increases in 'deaths of despair'

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

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

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

FDA approves new treatment to mitigate opioid withdrawal symptoms in adults

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

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

Failed osteoarthritis drug may help lessen opioid dependence

Failed osteoarthritis drug may help lessen opioid dependence

FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms

New study investigates extent of opioid dependence and overdose in postoperative patients

New study investigates extent of opioid dependence and overdose in postoperative patients

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

FDA permits first digital therapeutic device for treatment of substance use disorders

Reducing nicotine content in cigarettes may help decrease addiction, research suggests

Reducing nicotine content in cigarettes may help decrease addiction, research suggests

Opioid abuse and dependence diagnoses found among all age group in urban, rural settings

Opioid abuse and dependence diagnoses found among all age group in urban, rural settings

Medical responses to opioid addiction vary by state, analysis finds

Medical responses to opioid addiction vary by state, analysis finds