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However, the overdose death rate resulting from synthetic opioids, especially fentanyl, rose between 2017 and 2018.
One bill would create 1,000 new residency positions for physicians going into addiction treatment medicine.
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Teenagers are attempting suicide with opioids at increasing rates.
A systematic review of hep C treatment outcomes in this population shows they have high cure rates and relatively low reinfection rates.
A series of lawsuits have charged that chains like CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens share blame for opioid overprescribing.
Researchers examined increasing use of PrEP, expanding access to opioid use disorder treatment and improving engagement with HIV care.
Current trends are reshaping the policy and public health landscapes, making harm reduction more urgent and relevant than ever before.
Federal judge rules in favor of nonprofit seeking to open the country’s first overdose prevention facility.
That sliver of physicians was also more inclined to prescribe doses of opioids higher and for longer than what the CDC recommends.
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.
Starting January 1, the center—which has expanded to Colorado and Missouri—will be known as Vivent Health. Here’s what that means.
The 2019 Liver Meeting in Boston provided an array of important findings about the treatment and prevention of chronic liver diseases.
Experts are not certain what this latest trend signifies for the trajectory of the opioid use disorder epidemic, however.
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