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Opioid use in women trying to conceive linked with lower chance of pregnancy

Opioid use in women trying to conceive linked with lower chance of pregnancy

Behavior therapy that exposes people to traumatic memories does not trigger drug relapse

Behavior therapy that exposes people to traumatic memories does not trigger drug relapse

Study: Workplace strategies can promote employment for drug addicts

Study: Workplace strategies can promote employment for drug addicts

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Study finds higher risk of poisoning at the beginning and after end of methadone treatment

Study finds higher risk of poisoning at the beginning and after end of methadone treatment

No quick fix: Missouri finds managing pain without opioids isn’t fast or easy

No quick fix: Missouri finds managing pain without opioids isn’t fast or easy

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

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

TACC announces role as key collaborator in NIH grant to study chronic pain and opioid dependence

TACC announces role as key collaborator in NIH grant to study chronic pain and opioid dependence

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