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VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

VA clears the air on talking to patients about marijuana use

Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care

Reverberations from war complicate Vietnam veterans’ end-of-life care

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Study highlights need to focus on all opioid prescribers to curb epidemic

Study highlights need to focus on all opioid prescribers to curb epidemic

Researchers find link between negative emotions and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease

Researchers find link between negative emotions and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease

Digital pills can help track opioid use patterns

Digital pills can help track opioid use patterns

One in 20 children still receiving codeine to treat pain despite warning from federal regulators

One in 20 children still receiving codeine to treat pain despite warning from federal regulators

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

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

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

Emergency departments write shorter duration and smaller-dose opioid prescriptions, study shows

Emergency departments write shorter duration and smaller-dose opioid prescriptions, study shows

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Researchers receive $3.8 million NIH grant to study medical marijuana's impact on opioid use for pain

Researchers receive $3.8 million NIH grant to study medical marijuana's impact on opioid use for pain

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Drug overdose deaths on the rise in Ohio

Drug overdose deaths on the rise in Ohio

Study finds sevenfold rise in prescription opioid use among fatally injured drivers

Study finds sevenfold rise in prescription opioid use among fatally injured drivers

Mind-body therapies significantly reduce acute pain experienced by hospital patients

Mind-body therapies significantly reduce acute pain experienced by hospital patients

Research shows that opioid prescription practices at Mayo Clinic exceed upcoming guidelines

Research shows that opioid prescription practices at Mayo Clinic exceed upcoming guidelines

Managing stress, improving pain coping strategies may minimize need for opioids after surgery

Managing stress, improving pain coping strategies may minimize need for opioids after surgery

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows