Category: News

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: SEPTEMBER 3RD – SEPTEMBER 15TH

News Growing life expectancy inequality in US cannot be blamed on opioids alone (True Viral News) Featuring: Arline Geronimus   Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids (Reuters) Featuring: Calista Harbaugh   Opioid Prescribing …

Read More

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: AUGUST 20TH – SEPTEMBER 2ND

News Anxiety Among Patient Factors Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery (MHealth Lab) Featuring: Chad Brummett & Alexander Brescia   Average Michigan opioid patient got 62-day supply in 2018. CDC standard is less than a week. (Mive) Featuri …

Read More

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: AUGUST 5TH – AUGUST 19TH

News Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses (Los Angeles Times) Featuring: Chad Brummett & Rebecca Haffajee   Kids Getting Too Many Opioids After Tonsillectomy (U.S. News) Featuring: Kao-Ping Chua …

Read More

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: JULY 23RD – AUGUST 4TH

News ‘IT SAVED MY LIFE’: HOW U-M ADDICTION TREATMENT SERVICES IMPACTS THOSE WHO REACH OUT (Michigan Medicine)   Milwaukee County reports 14 probable overdose deaths in 4 days (FOX News) Featuring: Rebecca Haffajee   Persistent Opioid Use Afte …

Read More

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: JULY 8TH – JULY 22ND

News 24 Michigan counties are at “high-risk” in the national opioid epidemic (Michigan Radio) Featuring: Rebecca Haffajee   40% of Doctors Refuse New Chronic Pain Patients Using Opioids  (U.S. News & World Report) Featuring: Pooja A. Lagisetty …

Read More

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: JUNE 11TH – JULY 7TH

News How an American billionaire predicted – and then profited from – an Oxycontin ‘prescription blizzard’ (Chad Brummett, Rebecca Haffajee) Inpatient Opioids Influence At-Home Use (Amy Bohnert) Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency …

Read More