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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 After Delivery may Add to...

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) Featuring: Chad Brummett &...

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   Many Doctors Refusing Care...

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 After Childbirth Drops...

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   [Canada’s] Federal...

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 rooms (Lisa...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS FACULTY NEWS: MAY 27TH – JUNE 10TH

News Medical Schools are Changing the Way They Teach Treatment for Pain, Opioid Addiction (Mike Englesbe) Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Vary Across the Country – But a Few Themes Stand Out (Rebecca Haffajee) Majority of Post-Op Patients Managed Pain Without...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News: May 13th – 26th

News More research needed to understand benefits, harms of cannabis for pain (Mark Ilgen) Opioid Addiction: Meeting the Need for Treatment in Michigan (Amy Bohnert, Jennifer Erb-Donward, Thomas Ivacko) Michigan counties struggle to meet need for opioid treatment (Tom...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News for April 29th – May 12th

News Stark racial, financial divides found in opioid addiction treatment (Pooja Lagisetty, Donovan Maust, Amy Bohnert, Michael Clay) Fighting the opioid epidemic with new knowledge: U-M teams up with Harvard, National Academy of Medicine (Rebecca Cunningham, Chad...

Opioid Solutions Faculty News for April 15th – 28th

News Fentanyl: 12 questions about the hidden drug that's killing people every day (Christopher Blazes) Older Adults’ Perceptions Of Opioid-Related Policies and What They Mean For Pain Treatment (Calista Harbaugh, Preeti Malani, Rebecca Haffajee, Jennifer Waljee) MAT...