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In that state, and across the nation, accidental overdose is the leading cause of death for people under 50.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
New cases of all three viruses have declined in the city over the past decade.
An analysis of newly diagnosed youths in California found they had limited access to opioid-related harm reduction services.
Judge’s ruling may pave the way for opening the nation’s first supervised overdose prevention facility.
Two new interactive (and free!) databases offer maps, policies, race/ethnicity breakdowns and much more, thanks to amfAR.
But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
The state is seeking new ways to curb the spread of hepatitis C in the midst of the ongoing opioid crisis.
At first, Jerome Adams was reluctant to support needle exchange programs. Now he champions them.
The judgment-free programs build trust with those affected by opioid addiction and help stem the tide of overdoses, HIV and hepatitis.
White heroin users are injecting at higher rates and are less likely to use harm reduction programs than their minority counterparts.
Saturday, May 7, marks a chance to promote strategies—such as needle exchanges—that lower the dangers of drug use.
New infections of hepatitis C are on the rise for the first time since the mid-1990s. Here’s what’s going on — and how communities can h...
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