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mortality
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mortality
06/29/2022
To better understand mortality trends within the United States, researchers examined the rate of death in people who died of alcohol-related liver disease.
06/29/2022
Cannabis Use
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Cannabis Use
06/15/2022
The researchers assessed how the legalization of nonmedical cannabis affected the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and pain medication use in Washington state.
06/15/2022
opioids
opioids
06/13/2022
A recent study led by Kerry Flannagan, PhD, examined how opioid use may result in pregnancy loss and lower changes of conception. Dr Flannagan answered our questions about her team’s study.
06/13/2022

Interactive Features

opioids
opioids
06/08/2022
The CDC’s guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain outlines several recommendations. Do you know which type of opioid is recommended for patients initiating treatment for chronic pain?
06/08/2022
opioids
opioids
08/10/2021
Many patients ask about using both benzodiazepines and opioids. W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, asks whether you know the possible effects of combining the 2 drug classes.
08/10/2021
opioids
opioids
03/12/2019
We want to know whether you think opioids should be made illegal in the United States. Tell us your thoughts by taking this poll.
03/12/2019
Opioid addiction
Opioid addiction
09/27/2018
According to a new study, most patients who receive buprenorphine for opioid use disorder discontinue treatment in how many days?
09/27/2018
Drug Test
Drug Test
04/26/2018
A 56-year-old house painter fell off a ladder and fractured 3 ribs. He was prescribed tramadol for pain relief. A few days later, the results of a urine drug test came back positive for methadone. The man...
04/26/2018

Clinical Insights

opioids
opioids
06/13/2022
A recent study led by Kerry Flannagan, PhD, examined how opioid use may result in pregnancy loss and lower changes of conception. Dr Flannagan answered our questions about her team’s study.
06/13/2022
Opioid addiction
Opioid addiction
10/15/2021
Dr Scott E Hadland from Boston Medical Center discusses his latest research, which demonstrated that prescribing medication earlier to youth with opioid use disorder improves retention in care vs behavioral...
10/15/2021
Public Health
Ronald Martin
Public Health
05/23/2019
Ronald Martin, from the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition, outlines the challenges associated with implementing a harm reduction model to combat the opioid crisis, as well as ways to overcome these...
05/23/2019
Nutrition
Dr. Eileen O'Grady
Nutrition
05/16/2019
Eileen O'Grady, PhD, RN, NP, discusses the management of emotional eating and food addiction, the hunger scale, and the role of cognitive behavioral therapy in treating these conditions.
05/16/2019
Pain Management
Wendy C. King
Pain Management
06/24/2017
Wendy C. King, epidemiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, talks about her latest study about pain management with opioids after bariatric surgery.
06/24/2017