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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

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