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

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

Study evaluates the impact of alternative payment schedules to mitigate drug-related harms

Study evaluates the impact of alternative payment schedules to mitigate drug-related harms

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

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

50-state analysis finds excess deaths from COVID-19 and other causes in the U.S.

50-state analysis finds excess deaths from COVID-19 and other causes in the U.S.

Naloxone can save lives but stigma is preventing its use among newly abstinent opioid users

Naloxone can save lives but stigma is preventing its use among newly abstinent opioid users

Study highlights the importance of social connections in preventing opioid misuse

Study highlights the importance of social connections in preventing opioid misuse

Nutritional supplement may reduce risk of fatal strokes in patients with rare genetic disorder

Nutritional supplement may reduce risk of fatal strokes in patients with rare genetic disorder

Online platforms can increase drug overdose

Online platforms can increase drug overdose

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

Discovery offers a precise route to treat inflammation associated with neuropathic pain

Discovery offers a precise route to treat inflammation associated with neuropathic pain

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Good and not-so-good news on Covid

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Good and not-so-good news on Covid

Extensive use of opioid agonists can considerably reduce drug-related deaths

Extensive use of opioid agonists can considerably reduce drug-related deaths

Recommendations to help ensure access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment

Recommendations to help ensure access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment

Opioid supply-controlling policies may have unintended consequences, finds study

Opioid supply-controlling policies may have unintended consequences, finds study

Drinking, smoking, and drug use may increase risk of premature heart disease in young people

Drinking, smoking, and drug use may increase risk of premature heart disease in young people

Study broadens the definition of self-injury mortality to encompass most drug overdose deaths

Study broadens the definition of self-injury mortality to encompass most drug overdose deaths

Innovations in Forensic Examination of Seized Drugs and Forensic Toxicology

Innovations in Forensic Examination of Seized Drugs and Forensic Toxicology

Opioid use during pregnancy can cause long-lasting impairment in the infant's brain

Opioid use during pregnancy can cause long-lasting impairment in the infant's brain

Study investigates influence of adequate supply of vitamin D on prognosis of numerous diseases

Study investigates influence of adequate supply of vitamin D on prognosis of numerous diseases