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Surge in ICU admissions linked to opioid overdoses

Admissions to intensive care units related to opioid overdoses have increased rapidly over a nearly seven-year period, a new study reveals. “This is the first...

New US Surgeon General pledges to take on the opioid epidemic

Last week, the Senate confirmed Dr. Jerome Adams as the 20th U.S. Surgeon General. Adams — an anesthesiologist with a biochemistry, a biopsychology, and...

Methadone and buprenorphine treatment retention curbs risk of death

Retention during methadone and buprenorphine treatment is associated with significant reductions in risks of death and deadly overdoses among people dependent on opioids, a...

Opioid use has not decreased as concerns increase, poll

More Americans use and abuse prescription opioids despite increased awareness related to the dangers of the medical and nonmedical use of prescription opioids, according...

Opioid use linked to rise in cocaine overdoses

Opioid use is increasing cocaine-related overdose deaths, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health revealed. Christopher Jones, the study’s lead researcher,...

Rash of overdoses continue across the US

More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in the past year, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “This...
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