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Efforts to control viral hepatitis are falling behind, in part because of the growing opioid epidemic and homelessness crisis.
A literature review shows promising signs that teenagers, like adults, can benefit from methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone.
Justice Department lawyers are fighting against a Philadelphia nonprofit’s latest proposal to open one.
Two new interactive (and free!) databases offer maps, policies, race/ethnicity breakdowns and much more, thanks to amfAR.
A new report warns the crisis could see a third wave if synthetic opioids continue to move into new U.S. markets.
The drug can quickly reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death.
The first national study of opioid use disorder recovery found that staying off such drugs often requires great effort and various services.
Massive legal payouts are likely coming—but it’s still unclear where they will go.
The danger of prescription painkillers might have been overestimated and too little was done to identify those most at risk for addiction.
But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration cited a long commute and time away from family as reasons to step down.
Check out this long read about the effects of the opioid epidemic on the nation’s criminal justice system.
Researchers reviewed numerous studies to inform their detailed tips for better engaging people who inject opioid drugs in hepatitis C care.
Researchers will test whether this therapy could replace opioids in treating painful swelling of the mouth.
Health care facilities serving people who use drugs are well-positioned to initiate hepatitis C testing. But ’they don’t.
Researchers modeled the differences between testing focused on baby boomers versus universal screening.
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