Alarming Number of Lupus Patients Use Opioids for Pain: Study (Brigham Health)
Featuring: Emily Somers

Keeping the Community Safe: Students, Team Members Host Medication Disposal Event (Michigan Medicine Headlines)

Opioid crisis education: The key to fixing pharma’s political and reputation problems? (MM&M)
Featuring: Srinivasaraghavan Sriram

Panelists examine opioid criminalization, medical access (Michigan Daily)

Researchers to study opioid prescriptions, pain management following C-sections (The GW Hatchet)
Featuring: Alex Friedman Peahl

Treating stigma to produce opioid overdose deaths (Bridge)
Featuring: Chad Brummett


A Place Where The Opioid Problem Is Upside Down (NPR)

Barrier to rural opioid treatment: driving distance to methadone clinics (Yale News)

HHS Announces Guide for Appropriate Tapering or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Use (HHS)

HHS: Don’t Withdraw Opioids Suddenly (MEDPAGE)

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Playbook (AHRQ)

National Trends in Hepatitis C Infection by Opioid Use Disorder Status Among Pregnant Women at Delivery Hospitalization — United States, 2000–2015 (CDC)

Understanding America’s Surge in Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids (RAND)