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OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: MARCH 17TH-MARCH 29TH

News Life expectancy crisis in the USA: The opioid crisis is not the decisive factor Featuring: Neil Mehta & Leah Abrams Resources Amidst COVID-19 Crisis, ASAM Releases Updated National Practice Guideline for Treating Opioid Use Disorder (ASAM) Blacks Experiencing...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: MARCH 2ND-MARCH 18TH

News After Tooth Pull, Opioids Don't Relieve Pain Better Than Other Meds: Study Featuring: Romesh Nalliah & Chad Brummett Emergency physicians across Michigan get trained on opioid use disorder care Featuring: Keith Kocher & Gina Dahlem Impact of opioid prescribing...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: FEBRUARY 17TH – MARCH 1ST

News On Thursday, February 27, more than 70 emergency medicine professionals from across Michigan gathered at the Opioid Overdose Prevention: Emergency Care of the Post-Overdose Patient Winter Summit. This summit facilitated discussion among stakeholders on best...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: FEBRUARY 3RD – FEBRUARY 16TH

News Research review on youth prescription opioid misuse finds opportunities for additional investment in targeted prevention Featuring: Erin Bonar, Maureen Walton Study finds multiple gaps in rural opioid crisis research Featuring: Addie Weaver, Joseph Himle Teen...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: JANUARY 20TH – FEBRUARY 2ND

News Back Pain Procedure Leads to Opioid Use for Some Featuring: Chad Brummett Just 2% of Patients Who Need It Get Anti-Opioid Drug Naloxone Featuring: Allison Lin Shared Decision Making Reduces Post-Hysterectomy Opioid Prescribing Featuring: Sawsan As-Sanie, Chad...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: JANUARY 6TH – JANUARY 19TH

News Few doctors can legally prescribe opioid-addiction drug Featuring: Pooja Lagisetty Opinion: Michigan's three research universities fight the opioid crisis Featuring: Mark D. Schlissel Overdose Rates are Higher, but Opioid Addiction Care is Harder to Find, in...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: DECEMBER 9TH – JANUARY 5TH

News Michigan opioid lawsuit treats firms like drug dealers, seeks $1B-plus judgment Featuring: Peter Jacobson   Resources Addressing the U.S. Opioid Crisis Using an Integrated Systems-Based Approach (RAND) Association Between Automotive Assembly Plant Closures and...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: NOVEMBER 25TH – DECEMBER 8TH

Resources Chronic Opioid Therapy Can Increase Risk of Sleep Disorders (Medpage) Factsheet: Alabama's Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring of Opioid Use (USDHHS) Prescription Opioid Use Steady, NHANES Data Show (Medpage) Punitive Policies for Pregnant Opioid...

OPIOID SOLUTIONS BIWEEKLY NEWS: OCTOBER 28TH – NOVEMBER 10TH

News Fewer Opioids After Eye Surgery Don’t Mean More Post-Op Pain (Brigham Health) Featuring: Maria Woodward Free new MOOC aims to educate all about opioid crisis (The University Record) Featuring: Karen Farris Gabapentinoids appear increasingly to be prescribed,...