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Bringing ‘Poogie’ home: Hospice in the time of COVID-19

Bringing ‘Poogie’ home: Hospice in the time of COVID-19

ED clinicians do not show readiness to offer opioid use disorder therapy

ED clinicians do not show readiness to offer opioid use disorder therapy

Researchers find a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Researchers find a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Tarantula venom could be used as a potent pain reliever

Tarantula venom could be used as a potent pain reliever

What are the challenges facing palliative care during COVID-19?

What are the challenges facing palliative care during COVID-19?

Should you bring mom home from assisted living during the pandemic?

Should you bring mom home from assisted living during the pandemic?

UC researchers identify populations most at risk of overdosing on opiates

UC researchers identify populations most at risk of overdosing on opiates

New step towards the development of non-addictive painkillers

New step towards the development of non-addictive painkillers

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

Heroin use increasing among American adults

Heroin use increasing among American adults

Re-engineered plant compound reduces morphine-seeking behaviors in mice

Re-engineered plant compound reduces morphine-seeking behaviors in mice

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

Majority of people knowingly use fentanyl, UBC research shows

Majority of people knowingly use fentanyl, UBC research shows

Patients want a ‘good death’ at home, but hospice care can badly strain families

Patients want a ‘good death’ at home, but hospice care can badly strain families

Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users

Controlled-release opioids may lead to endocarditis in injection drug users

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

Using CRISPR to switch off pain gene becomes a possibility with new study

Using CRISPR to switch off pain gene becomes a possibility with new study