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Some addiction treatment centers turn big profits by scaling back care

Some addiction treatment centers turn big profits by scaling back care

Study shows benefits of decreasing opioid refills for hip and knee arthroplasty patients

Study shows benefits of decreasing opioid refills for hip and knee arthroplasty patients

Addiction treatment proponents urge rural clinicians to pitch in by prescribing medication

Addiction treatment proponents urge rural clinicians to pitch in by prescribing medication

Schools, sheriffs, and syringes: State plans vary for spending $26B in opioid settlement funds

Schools, sheriffs, and syringes: State plans vary for spending $26B in opioid settlement funds

New fentanyl vaccine could prevent deadly opioid from entering the brain

New fentanyl vaccine could prevent deadly opioid from entering the brain

UH PREMIER Center receives funding to fight the rising tide of opioid addiction and death

UH PREMIER Center receives funding to fight the rising tide of opioid addiction and death

Hospitals have been slow to bring on addiction specialists

Hospitals have been slow to bring on addiction specialists

Omicron led to higher rates of death in rural America than urban areas

Omicron led to higher rates of death in rural America than urban areas

The Blackfeet nation’s plight underscores the fentanyl crisis on reservations

The Blackfeet nation’s plight underscores the fentanyl crisis on reservations

Rigaku Announces Narcotics Interdiction Partnership Program to Help Reduce Deaths by Overdose

Rigaku Announces Narcotics Interdiction Partnership Program to Help Reduce Deaths by Overdose

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help people in opioid addiction treatment

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help people in opioid addiction treatment

Never-ending costs: When resolved medical bills keep popping up

Never-ending costs: When resolved medical bills keep popping up

$11M for North Carolina work-based rehab raises concerns

$11M for North Carolina work-based rehab raises concerns

Most individuals treated in emergency departments for opioid use disorder do not sustain treatment

Most individuals treated in emergency departments for opioid use disorder do not sustain treatment

Calls to overhaul methadone distribution intensify, but clinics resist

Calls to overhaul methadone distribution intensify, but clinics resist

Some heart surgery patients may be able to control postoperative pain without opioids

Some heart surgery patients may be able to control postoperative pain without opioids

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

As overdose deaths soar, DEA-wary pharmacies shy from dispensing addiction medication

As overdose deaths soar, DEA-wary pharmacies shy from dispensing addiction medication

Relaxing limits on take-home methadone did not lead to worse outcomes

Relaxing limits on take-home methadone did not lead to worse outcomes

Physical therapy associated with lower odds of long-term opioid use after total knee replacement

Physical therapy associated with lower odds of long-term opioid use after total knee replacement