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UNC researchers offer solution to detect, issue warnings about tainted street drugs

UNC researchers offer solution to detect, issue warnings about tainted street drugs

Youth with intentional BZD overdoses more likely to have recent doctor-written prescription

Youth with intentional BZD overdoses more likely to have recent doctor-written prescription

High-fat diet combined with liquid fructose intake accelerates fat accumulation in the liver

High-fat diet combined with liquid fructose intake accelerates fat accumulation in the liver

Automation linked to increasing mortality rate among America's working-age adults

Automation linked to increasing mortality rate among America's working-age adults

Calls to overhaul methadone distribution intensify, but clinics resist

Calls to overhaul methadone distribution intensify, but clinics resist

Drug overdose death rates among Black Americans surpass that of whites for first time in 20 years

Drug overdose death rates among Black Americans surpass that of whites for first time in 20 years

Research shows intergenerational effects of preconception opioids in male offspring rats

Research shows intergenerational effects of preconception opioids in male offspring rats

Outpatient antibiotic treatment for infective endocarditis improves outcomes, reduces costs

Outpatient antibiotic treatment for infective endocarditis improves outcomes, reduces costs

‘Injections, injections, injections’: Troubling questions follow closure of sprawling pain clinic chain

‘Injections, injections, injections’: Troubling questions follow closure of sprawling pain clinic chain

Study analyzes trends in overdose deaths from use of non-benzodiazepines and gabapentinoids

Study analyzes trends in overdose deaths from use of non-benzodiazepines and gabapentinoids

Study finds rising racial disparities in opioid and stimulant deaths

Study finds rising racial disparities in opioid and stimulant deaths

"Drug checking" programs have unexpected benefits, study finds

"Drug checking" programs have unexpected benefits, study finds

AI systems may one day assist anesthesiologists in the operating room, study suggests

AI systems may one day assist anesthesiologists in the operating room, study suggests

Researchers examine unintentional drug overdose mortality in Years of Life Lost among adolescents

Researchers examine unintentional drug overdose mortality in Years of Life Lost among adolescents

Addiction medicine consults can reduce deaths in high-risk patients with substance use disorder

Addiction medicine consults can reduce deaths in high-risk patients with substance use disorder

Neighborhoods with more opioid overdoses may be hotspots for child maltreatment

Neighborhoods with more opioid overdoses may be hotspots for child maltreatment

Rapid, highly accurate drug detection vital to reducing the adverse impacts of addiction

Rapid, highly accurate drug detection vital to reducing the adverse impacts of addiction

Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

Suicidal ideation in adolescents associated with risky driving behaviors

Suicidal ideation in adolescents associated with risky driving behaviors

In-jail buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder may reduce rearrest and reconviction

In-jail buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder may reduce rearrest and reconviction