Opioids in the News - Archive

Opioids in the News update - December 5, 2017

One idea for preventing leftover opioids from fueling opioid abuse (Washington Post - Dec. 5, 2017)

‘Opiophobia’ Has Left Africa in Agony (The New York Times - Dec. 4, 2017)

Could Marijuana Replace Opioids As A Painkiller? Experts Are Skeptical (Forbes - Dec. 3, 2017)

Opioids In The Family (NPR – Dec. 1, 2017)

Stop Blaming the Opioid Epidemic on Patients Who Shop Around for Doctors (Mother Jones – Nov. 30, 2017)

California's Opioid Crisis: Deaths of Despair on the Rise (The California Endowment – Nov. 30, 2017)

Purdue Pharma Discloses Negotiations With AGs on Opioids (Bloomberg – Nov. 30, 2017)

Kellyanne Conway Might as Well Be ‘Opioid Czar’ (Opinion) (The New York Times – Nov. 30, 2017)

Opioid Crisis: Doctor explains risk factors in Shasta County (KCRC – Nov. 30, 2017)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions creates new DEA office to 'turn tide' in opioid crisis (USA Today– Nov. 29, 2017)

California survey finds physicians, pharmacists comply with prescription drug monitoring law (Medical Xpress – Nov. 29, 2017)

Kellyanne Conway Has Zero Experience In Drug Policy But Is Running the White House Opioid Response (Mother Jones – Nov. 29, 2017)

How Opioids Started Killing Americans (Bloomberg – Nov. 28, 2017)

Rural America in Crisis: The Changing Opioid Overdose Epidemic (CDC Blog – Nov. 28, 2017)

Opioid Users Are Building a Movement for Public Health Solutions to the Epidemic (Alternet – Nov. 28, 2017)

Quitting Opioids Cold Turkey Made Me Want to Die (Tonic – Nov. 27, 2017)

Telemedicine For Addiction Treatment? Picture Remains Fuzzy (NPR – Nov. 24, 2017)

Opioids in the News update - November 21, 2017

Doctor’s Rx For A Stiff Knee: A Prescription For 90 Percocet Pills (California Healthline - Nov. 21, 2017)

A Behind-the-Counter Look at the Opioid Crisis (Sign-in Required) (MedScape - Nov. 21, 2017)

The Opioid Epidemic Is Devastating. It’s Also Really Expensive. (Mother Jones - Nov. 20, 2017)

Substituting methadone for opioids could save billions (Reuters – Nov. 20, 2017)

For opiate addiction, study finds drug-assisted treatment is more effective than detox (Los Angeles Times – Nov. 20, 2017)

Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis (Opinion) (The New York Times – Nov. 19, 2017)

The dangers and potential of 'natural' opioid kratom (San Francisco Chronicle – Nov. 19, 2017)

Raid on California Physician Office Intensifies Opioid Debate (National Pain Report – Nov. 18, 2017)

Purdue Approaches States in Bid to Settle Opioid Claims (Bloomberg – Nov. 17, 2017)

It’s Not Just Opioids (Slate – Nov. 16, 2017)

FDA clears nerve stimulator to aid recovery from opioids (ABC News – Nov. 15, 2017)

Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes (The New York Times – Nov. 14, 2017)

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