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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

Addictions and drug interactions common among patients not disclosing their medication history

Addictions and drug interactions common among patients not disclosing their medication history

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Researchers uncover the binding mechanism of opioid receptor

Researchers uncover the binding mechanism of opioid receptor

Urban hotspots of opioid abuse among high-schoolers revealed

Urban hotspots of opioid abuse among high-schoolers revealed

Opioid misuse greatly increases chance of major depressive episode among teen girls

Opioid misuse greatly increases chance of major depressive episode among teen girls

GLP-1 receptors could serve as targets for novel medications to treat opioid use disorder

GLP-1 receptors could serve as targets for novel medications to treat opioid use disorder

Sanford Burnham Prebys scientist receives $3.58 million to advance treatment for opioid-use disorders

Sanford Burnham Prebys scientist receives $3.58 million to advance treatment for opioid-use disorders

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Changes to state law reduce new opioid prescriptions by 22% in Penn Medicine’s New Jersey practices

Changes to state law reduce new opioid prescriptions by 22% in Penn Medicine’s New Jersey practices

UC Davis engineers develop new test to detect opioid drugs in exhaled breath

UC Davis engineers develop new test to detect opioid drugs in exhaled breath

Longtime crusader against Oxycontin begins to see the fruits of her struggle

Longtime crusader against Oxycontin begins to see the fruits of her struggle

Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients

Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction