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Taking painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for asthma risk in children, study shows

Taking painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for asthma risk in children, study shows

Study explores whether Nordic countries could head towards opioid crisis like the U.S.

Study explores whether Nordic countries could head towards opioid crisis like the U.S.

Researchers find potential new target for chronic pain treatment

Researchers find potential new target for chronic pain treatment

Many heroin users are not prepared to prevent or treat fentanyl-related overdoses, study finds

Many heroin users are not prepared to prevent or treat fentanyl-related overdoses, study finds

Big-data analysis finds new link between popular arthritis drug and heart valve calcification

Big-data analysis finds new link between popular arthritis drug and heart valve calcification

Must-reads of the week from Brianna Labuskes

Must-reads of the week from Brianna Labuskes

Lawsuit details how the Sackler family allegedly built an Oxycontin fortune

Lawsuit details how the Sackler family allegedly built an Oxycontin fortune

Mutant mice administered with cocaine failed to exhibit hyperactivity, shows study

Mutant mice administered with cocaine failed to exhibit hyperactivity, shows study

Opioids contribute to rise in suicides and overdoses in the U.S.

Opioids contribute to rise in suicides and overdoses in the U.S.

Study confirms increased pneumonia risk with prescription opioids

Study confirms increased pneumonia risk with prescription opioids

How to avoid shoulder injury related to vaccine administration

How to avoid shoulder injury related to vaccine administration

Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

Many primary care doctors are still prescribing sedative drugs for older adults

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Study: Neural signal that urges to eat overpowers the one that says to stop

Study: Neural signal that urges to eat overpowers the one that says to stop

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

Rudy Giuliani’s consulting firm had hand in halting Florida’s opioid investigation

Rudy Giuliani’s consulting firm had hand in halting Florida’s opioid investigation

Painkiller prescriptions after wisdom tooth removal could set teens on path to long-term opioid use

Painkiller prescriptions after wisdom tooth removal could set teens on path to long-term opioid use

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

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

Common opioid-based painkillers increase harmful side effects in people with dementia

Common opioid-based painkillers increase harmful side effects in people with dementia

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass