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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

Women may be more vulnerable to drug addiction and addiction-like behaviors than men

Women may be more vulnerable to drug addiction and addiction-like behaviors than men

As holdout Missouri joins nation in monitoring opioid prescriptions, experts worry

As holdout Missouri joins nation in monitoring opioid prescriptions, experts worry

Study reflects shortcomings in how the U.S. handles care for people with opioid addiction

Study reflects shortcomings in how the U.S. handles care for people with opioid addiction

Sunflower peptide identified as a potential drug for treating abdominal pain

Sunflower peptide identified as a potential drug for treating abdominal pain

Clinical trial investigates effectiveness of delivering HIV, substance use care through mobile clinics

Clinical trial investigates effectiveness of delivering HIV, substance use care through mobile clinics

Most prescriptions for buprenorphine are written by a small number of health care providers

Most prescriptions for buprenorphine are written by a small number of health care providers

Opioids like ‘lean’ permeate hip-hop culture, but dangers are downplayed

Opioids like ‘lean’ permeate hip-hop culture, but dangers are downplayed

Survey: CDC's opioid prescribing guideline for pain treatment should be revoked

Survey: CDC's opioid prescribing guideline for pain treatment should be revoked

Tackling intrastate policy surveillance challenges in Indiana

Tackling intrastate policy surveillance challenges in Indiana

COVID-19 pandemic limits access to opioid dependency treatment, increases overdose deaths

COVID-19 pandemic limits access to opioid dependency treatment, increases overdose deaths

CARA bill to increase nurse practitioner’s buprenorphine prescribing falls short

CARA bill to increase nurse practitioner’s buprenorphine prescribing falls short

People who take opioid for chronic pain may find it hard to access new primary care clinics

People who take opioid for chronic pain may find it hard to access new primary care clinics

New pain management regimen reduced opioid exposure in trauma patients

New pain management regimen reduced opioid exposure in trauma patients

Are public health ads worth the price? Not if they’re all about fear

Are public health ads worth the price? Not if they’re all about fear

Opioid use may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer

Opioid use may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer

FDA takes further steps to strengthen REMS program to confront opioid crisis

FDA takes further steps to strengthen REMS program to confront opioid crisis

Cannabis use during opioid addiction treatment may reduce fentanyl exposure

Cannabis use during opioid addiction treatment may reduce fentanyl exposure