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A recent survey found that pharmacies are insufficiently educating the public about unused opioid and antibiotic disposal.
Researchers believe that lack of economic opportunity drives an increase in opioid use among local residents.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
Experts are not certain what this latest trend signifies for the trajectory of the opioid use disorder epidemic, however.
The state will provide prisoners medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorder and is creating more syringe services programs.
U.S. health care systems are seeking better solutions to the critical problem of drug diversion.
Consistent use of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder can apparently reduce this risk.
Researchers followed people with a drug-injection history who had been cured of hepatitis C and were receiving addiction treatment.
The programs lower the transmission of HIV and hepatitis C, reduce overdoses and result in these other benefits.
The drug can quickly reverse opioid-driven overdoses.
Kanawha County leaders want to get ahead of a potential HIV cluster and avoid a repeat of nearby Cabell County.
The opioid epidemic is principally responsible for a recent increase in infective endocarditis in the United States.
Over $12 million in grants has been awarded to the Wistar Institute to research the links between opioid receptors and immune activation.
A literature review shows promising signs that teenagers, like adults, can benefit from methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone.
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