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Death in the family: An uncle’s overdose spurs Medicaid official to change course

Death in the family: An uncle’s overdose spurs Medicaid official to change course

Managing tobacco smoking leads to reductions in opioid use, study shows

Managing tobacco smoking leads to reductions in opioid use, study shows

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

New pain relievers reduce opiate overdose risk

New pain relievers reduce opiate overdose risk

Researchers use machine learning to identify illegal selling of opioids on Twitter

Researchers use machine learning to identify illegal selling of opioids on Twitter

People in recovery worry GOP Medicaid cuts would put treatment out of reach

People in recovery worry GOP Medicaid cuts would put treatment out of reach

Opana ER – a long acting opioid painkiller, to be pulled from the markets as per FDA directive

Opana ER – a long acting opioid painkiller, to be pulled from the markets as per FDA directive

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Making doctors check patients' drug history could be simple way to reduce opioid epidemic

Making doctors check patients' drug history could be simple way to reduce opioid epidemic

Programs to prevent prescription drug misuse may be underused, study reveals

Programs to prevent prescription drug misuse may be underused, study reveals

Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.

Study finds dramatic increase in nonmedical use of prescription opioids in the U.S.

New survey reveals more than half of patients prescribed opioids have leftover pills

New survey reveals more than half of patients prescribed opioids have leftover pills

Opioids could be dangerous, deadly at high doses

Opioids could be dangerous, deadly at high doses

Better quality of care may reduce mortality risk in patients treated with opioid therapy for pain

Better quality of care may reduce mortality risk in patients treated with opioid therapy for pain

Temple University Hospital makes strides in confronting prescription drug abuse

Temple University Hospital makes strides in confronting prescription drug abuse

Women need different treatment from men with addiction, says McMaster University-led study

Women need different treatment from men with addiction, says McMaster University-led study

Study shows half of adolescents misuse their prescription drugs

Study shows half of adolescents misuse their prescription drugs

Egalet reports top-line results from Category 3 HAL study of Egalet-002

Egalet reports top-line results from Category 3 HAL study of Egalet-002

Veterans who died from drug overdoses also prescribed benzodiazepines for pain

Veterans who died from drug overdoses also prescribed benzodiazepines for pain