SMOC In The News: Wavy Investigative Report: Option to Opioids
Option to Opioids: Managing Pain without Pills
In one key respect Baltimore is the epicenter of the nation's opioid epidemic, but not in the way you think. Most of us picture illicit drugs sold on city ...
Follow the Data Podcast: A Prescription for Hope in the Opioid Epidemic
Health-care providers increasingly try to measure the benefits and risks of opioids and alternatives.
A bottle of painkiller medication.
California Doctors Alarmed As State Links Their Opioid Prescriptions to Deaths
10 questions and answers with a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist
Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain.
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Are There Any Alternatives When A Physician Offers My Child Opioids for Pain ?
Stimwave Receives FDA Clearance for World's Only Opioid Free Pain Management Wireless System iPhone-iWatch Controllers | Business Wire
Facing the opioid epidemic, some hospitals now treat addiction in the ER - Vox
Opioid abuse is reaching epidemic levels. How can providers leverage data analytics and population health management strategies to respond?
Dr. George Arcos: Jupiter doctor using more opioid-free options to treat chronic pain
colorful selection of pills
There is a tremendous lack of scientific evidence supporting the effectiveness of opioids on chronic pain conditions.
Chronic pain: The “invisible” disability
Doctors as dealers and the battle over opioids
Opioid medication and medication combinations are not among the most effective or long lasting of the
Safer Opioids: A Well Kept Secret for Chronic Pain
Opioid painkillers are supposed to provide pain relief, but we now have an epidemic of
These New Devices Promise to Fight Pain without Opioids - MIT Technology Review
The Sackler family made billions from OxyContin. Why do top US colleges take money tainted by the opioid crisis?
US Opioid Related Deaths 2000 - 2016
ER visits for opioid overdose up 30%, CDC study finds
As the opioid epidemic has worsened across the country and legislators, public health officials and
Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid painkiller, is estimated to be around 50 to 100 times more toxic than morphine. (CBC)
How Exercise Helped Me Beat My Addiction to Heroin and Opioids
"It was meant to provide updated guidance about the benefits and risks of opioids for chronic pain so that the provider and the patient – together – could ...
The graph shows the number of U.S. overdose deaths involving prescription opioids, methadone, and synthetic narcotics, including heroin and fentanyl.
Management of chronic pain using complementary and integrative medicine | The BMJ
A pharmacy technician counts pills before filling a prescription. (U.S. Air Force/Bobby
Dr. C.: However, buprenorphine tends to bind in a different way than other morphine-related products including Percocet, Dilaudid, and hydrocodone.
Now Mandated To Offer Meds For Opioid Addiction In The ER, Mass. Hospitals Get 'How-To' Guidelines | CommonHealth
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Local Event Raised Over $40,000 for Arthritis Foundation of Virginia
WAVE3 News reports about Magna Wave as an alternative to opioids
UPMC expands opioid replacement therapy options through local training program
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MAGNA Wave is "pulsed electromagnetic field therapy," according to its creator. (
The Spectra WaveWriter Spinal Cord Stimulator System combats pain without opioids.
A 'civil war' over painkillers rips apart the medical community
Age-Adjusted Rates of Death Related to Prescription Opioids and Heroin Drug Poisoning in the United States, 2000–2014.
Heroin, Fentanyl & Other Opioids eBook
At the height of Florida's pill mill epidemic, American Pain brought in $400k in
When pot means no prescription for pain; Doctor/patient divide over marijuana
The Not-an-Opioid Epidemic
Dr. Bradford said the study provides additional evidence that when physicians and patients are given the option under state law to use cannabis clinically, ...
The Porter-Jick letter, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1980
Mrs. Winslow's syrup was considered a wonder drug in the 19th century until a wave of fatalities among infants changed public opinion.
Cancer diagnosis: Red Pills, Injections and Syringe
History of the Opioid Epidemic How Did We Get Here?
The HEAL initiative will allocate $250 million for research to improve treatments for opioid misuse and addiction, with the majority of these funds going to ...
Saugerties woman uses non-opioid technique to recover from surgery
Dr. michelle Weiner. Lifestyle Medicine
Photo: Eiko Ojala. A new world of pain treatment ...
The CDC reports that women 30 to 64 have seen the highest increase in deaths from
A novel drug to replace opioids for pain management shows promise
KELLY HENNING: Thank you for joining us, Dr. Sharfstein. I want to start off by just asking you to set the scene for us. What's the extent of this opioid ...
Pain IS Gone – Opioid Pill Popping Continues
There are moves—important and funded ones—to support the expansion of medication-assisted treatment (MAT), but those moves apply mostly to office-based ...