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Opioid risk is higher for patients transitioning to skilled nursing facilities

Opioid risk is higher for patients transitioning to skilled nursing facilities

First-time opioid prescriptions may lead to substance-related problems later in life

First-time opioid prescriptions may lead to substance-related problems later in life

Opioid initiation risk in young adults, adolescents may not be as high as previously thought

Opioid initiation risk in young adults, adolescents may not be as high as previously thought

Study: UnityPhilly app can help fight America's opioid crisis

Study: UnityPhilly app can help fight America's opioid crisis

Managing pain after sports medicine procedures without opioids

Managing pain after sports medicine procedures without opioids

Study: Nearly 10% of patients continue to use opioids more than 90 days after heart surgery

Study: Nearly 10% of patients continue to use opioids more than 90 days after heart surgery

UTHSC researchers receive NIH award for opioid addiction studies

UTHSC researchers receive NIH award for opioid addiction studies

ED clinicians do not show readiness to offer opioid use disorder therapy

ED clinicians do not show readiness to offer opioid use disorder therapy

Gut microbiome influences pattern of activation in rat’s brain during opioid addiction

Gut microbiome influences pattern of activation in rat’s brain during opioid addiction

Antibiotics linked to increased risk of opioid abuse

Antibiotics linked to increased risk of opioid abuse

Researchers find a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Researchers find a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Research Suggests Widespread Opioid Overprescribing has Lead to Opioid Epidemic

Research Suggests Widespread Opioid Overprescribing has Lead to Opioid Epidemic

Tarantula venom could be used as a potent pain reliever

Tarantula venom could be used as a potent pain reliever

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Opioid dependence produces permanent changes in the brains of rats

Simple computer settings can affect opioid pills prescribed to patients

Simple computer settings can affect opioid pills prescribed to patients

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

FDA’s risk-management program to curb improper opioid prescribing may not have been effective

FDA’s risk-management program to curb improper opioid prescribing may not have been effective