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OHIO professor's new study focuses on strategies hospitals adopt to address the opioid epidemic

OHIO professor's new study focuses on strategies hospitals adopt to address the opioid epidemic

Researchers estimate prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among adults in orange county

Researchers estimate prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among adults in orange county

Cocaine use in mice leads to the formation of synapses by astrocytes

Cocaine use in mice leads to the formation of synapses by astrocytes

Researchers receive $1.35 million grant to reduce impact of substance abuse in Appalachia

Researchers receive $1.35 million grant to reduce impact of substance abuse in Appalachia

Dopamine and serotonin play role in perception and decision-making

Dopamine and serotonin play role in perception and decision-making

Study provides the most detailed picture on stimulant use by LGB individuals

Study provides the most detailed picture on stimulant use by LGB individuals

Scientists investigate how psychedelic drugs interact with brain cells at the molecular level

Scientists investigate how psychedelic drugs interact with brain cells at the molecular level

UTEP's MARC receives federal grant to fight opioid abuse in West Texas rural counties

UTEP's MARC receives federal grant to fight opioid abuse in West Texas rural counties

HIV and HCV testing at drug detoxification centers can help identify persons at-risk during opioid epidemic

HIV and HCV testing at drug detoxification centers can help identify persons at-risk during opioid epidemic

Clinicians may have to look beyond opioids to tackle nation’s substance use epidemic

Clinicians may have to look beyond opioids to tackle nation’s substance use epidemic

Online health technology can close the gap on racial disparities

Online health technology can close the gap on racial disparities

IUPUI study proposes a primary prevention strategy for substance use disorder

IUPUI study proposes a primary prevention strategy for substance use disorder

Other forms of treatments are as effective as opioids for acute musculoskeletal injuries

Other forms of treatments are as effective as opioids for acute musculoskeletal injuries

AI algorithm could help predict susceptibility to substance abuse among homeless youth

AI algorithm could help predict susceptibility to substance abuse among homeless youth

Boston Medical Center receives $3.7 million grant to expand fellowship programs in addiction

Boston Medical Center receives $3.7 million grant to expand fellowship programs in addiction

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

NIDA funding allows Temple scientists to continue critical substance abuse research

NIDA funding allows Temple scientists to continue critical substance abuse research

Report highlights the need to improve quality of care for high-risk veterans

Report highlights the need to improve quality of care for high-risk veterans

Many private post-acute care facilities explicitly discriminate patients with substance use disorder

Many private post-acute care facilities explicitly discriminate patients with substance use disorder