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The United States records highest drug overdose death rates

The United States records highest drug overdose death rates

Rutgers study uncovers new threat in the opiate epidemic

Rutgers study uncovers new threat in the opiate epidemic

CHOP physician-researchers analyze opioid prescription patterns in children

CHOP physician-researchers analyze opioid prescription patterns in children

Injection of opioids may increase infective endocarditis risk

Injection of opioids may increase infective endocarditis risk

Researchers discover extent of opioid use and abuse in head and neck cancer patients

Researchers discover extent of opioid use and abuse in head and neck cancer patients

Fentanyl surpasses heroin in cause of U.S. drug overdose deaths

Fentanyl surpasses heroin in cause of U.S. drug overdose deaths

Virginia Tech and UC San Diego researchers team up to develop nonopioid drug for chronic pain

Virginia Tech and UC San Diego researchers team up to develop nonopioid drug for chronic pain

VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse

VCU researchers test vaccine against opioid abuse

Study examines trends in opioids prescribed for children and adolescents

Study examines trends in opioids prescribed for children and adolescents

People with Alzheimer’s disease using strong opioids have increased risk of hip fracture

People with Alzheimer’s disease using strong opioids have increased risk of hip fracture

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

Workers overdose on the job, and employers struggle to respond

Scientists develop new protocol for measuring background levels of drugs in forensic labs

Scientists develop new protocol for measuring background levels of drugs in forensic labs

Ensysce receives award from NIDA to undertake development of opioid overdose protection platform

Ensysce receives award from NIDA to undertake development of opioid overdose protection platform

Nearly one in three opioid prescriptions in the US not justified, finds analysis

Nearly one in three opioid prescriptions in the US not justified, finds analysis

Researchers take major step forward in finding safe and non-addictive pain killer

Researchers take major step forward in finding safe and non-addictive pain killer

Illicit drug use is higher during celebratory events, may be worse than previously thought

Illicit drug use is higher during celebratory events, may be worse than previously thought

Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

Johns Hopkins expert panel develops first set of operation-specific opioid prescribing guidelines

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate

Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate