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Insurers Making It Harder to Treat Opioid Addiction: Study

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Insurers Making It Harder to Treat Opioid Addiction: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Opioid epidemic spilling over onto roads, study says

Feb 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Patients who are prescribed opioids and the clinicians who prescribe them have more to be concerned about than steadily rising rates of opioid overdoses, according to a new study....
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American Well debuts next-gen telemedicine cart, partners with Netsmart on opioid addiction counseling

Feb 15, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The company's new 250 cart connects providers to specialists anywhere, not just within their own...
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Opioids May Signal Poorer Outcomes for Heart Patients: Study

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioids May Signal Poorer Outcomes for Heart Patients: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Opioids Overprescribed for Common Children's Fracture, Study Says

Feb 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioids Overprescribed for Common Children's Fracture, Study SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Walgreens Boots Alliance shares progress on CSR efforts

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s latest report on its corporate social responsibility action highlights its efforts to prevent opioid abuse, support cancer patients and their families and address such health issues as malnutrition in the communities it serves. Read More...
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FDA issues warning letter to drug distributor McKesson for tampered shipments of opioids

Feb 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some of the "illegitimate" products were discovered at three Rite Aid pharmacies in...
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Indivior loses U.S. district court battle, copycat launches imminent

Feb 13, 2019 , Reuters
Generic competitors to British drugmaker Indivior Plc's blockbuster opioid addiction treatment are on course to launch sales next week after the firm's attempt to stay a U.S. District court judgement was rejected....
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How Unconscious Physician Biases About Race, Ethnicity And Pain Plays A Role In The Opioid Crisis

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study reveals that residents of neighborhoods with the highest proportions of white people were more than twice as likely to be prescribed an opioid pain reliever than were residents of neighborhoods where whites were most scarce. “Medicine has a long, unsavory history of expecting people of color to tolerate larger levels of pain,” said Dr. Steven Woolf of Virginia Commonwealth University. In other news on the crisis: naloxone, wrongful death lawsuits, opioid-based medication and...
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FDA sends McKesson a warning over alleged tampered opioids

Feb 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Drug distributing giant McKesson Corp. was slapped with an FDA warning letter for allegedly shipping pharmacies opioid products with pills missing or non-opioid...
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Regulations Are On Hold as Kratom Debate Rages

Feb 12, 2019 , WebMD
Federal officials have said they are concerned that kratom can be abused because of its opioid-like effects. It’s now illegal in six states and the District of Columbia, and it’s been on the DEA’s list of drugs and chemicals of concern for several...
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Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Opioid Addicts Are Overdosing on Diarrhea Drug

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioid Addicts Are Overdosing on Diarrhea DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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In West Virginia, Few Opioid OD Survivors Get Good Follow-Up Care: Study

Feb 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: In West Virginia, Few Opioid OD Survivors Get Good Follow-Up Care: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Opioid OD Deaths Are Saving Lives Through Transplantation

Feb 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioid OD Deaths Are Saving Lives Through TransplantationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Philadelphia Council Strikes Down Bill Designed To Regulate Pharmaceutical Sales Reps

Feb 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The controversial bill was introduced last fall as a means to curtail the influence sales reps have over doctors — which many believe has contributed to the overuse of opioid pain killers. News on the opioid epidemic comes from Tennessee, Ohio and New York, as...
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Surgeons Investigate Modified Pain Management Strategies To Reduce Opioid Use In Trauma Patients

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of surgeons is working to identify the most effective strategy to treat acute pain after injury while minimizing the amount of opioids prescribed to trauma patients, building on a previous project that decreased use of the highly addictive class of drugs by 40 percent. John A. Harvin, MD, MS......
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Opioid prescriptions for pets surge, mirroring human crisis

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs to animals, a small study suggests....
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Supervised opioid injection sites in Philadelphia hit a federal roadblock

Feb 08, 2019 , CNN Health
A US attorney in Pennsylvania is suing a private nonprofit corporation to fight the opening of supervised opioid injection sites in Philadelphia....
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Alphabet's Verily Launches Opioid Treatment Nonprofit In Ohio

Feb 07, 2019 , Forbes
The new venture, called OneFifteen, is a Dayton, Ohio-based nonprofit that will provide residential as well as outpatient addiction care, recovery housing and wraparound services like vocational training, regardless of patients' insurance...
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