New study probes the effects of opioid use during pregnancy

New study probes the effects of opioid use during pregnancy

A new University of Oregon study is examining the effects of opioids on an understudied population: ...
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Removing one barrier to opioid use disorder treatment

Removing one barrier to opioid use disorder treatment

On January 14, 2021, the Department of Health and ...
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Research offers roadmap to address sex differences in opioid epidemic

Research offers roadmap to address sex differences in opioid epidemic

The opioid epidemic continues in this country in t...
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Preparing future clinicians to intervene in opioid crisis

Preparing future clinicians to intervene in opioid crisis

Opioid use disorder and overdose have reached unpr...
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A key to the opioid crisis may be knowing why some brains are more easily addicted

A key to the opioid crisis may be knowing why some brains are more easily addicted

Today, more Americans die from overdoses than car ...
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Simple conversations can reduce opioid prescriptions after hysterectomy

Simple conversations can reduce opioid prescriptions after hysterectomy

Women who undergo a hysterectomy are often prescri...
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Depression, anxiety linked to opioid use in older women with breast cancer

Depression, anxiety linked to opioid use in older women with breast cancer

Elderly women battling breast cancer who have anxi...
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Opioid prescribing, new persistent use down after childbirth

Opioid prescribing, new persistent use down after childbirth

(HealthDay)—Since 2008, there has been a decreas...
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Lower rates of opioid prescriptions in states that implemented medical cannabis use laws

Lower rates of opioid prescriptions in states that implemented medical cannabis use laws

Using data from privately-insured adults, new find...
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Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

Without safe injection sites, more opioid users will die

Ontario is undoubtedly in the midst of an opioid o...
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