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Article ID: 689530

Study Finds Opportunity to Increase Opioid Dependence Treatment in Ontario Jails

McMaster University

The study included completion of an online survey by 27 physicians, who reported working in 15 of 26 provincial correctional facilities for adults in Ontario. This included 10 of the 13 facilities with a population of more than 200. The study identified that about half of the physicians prescribed methadone and half prescribed buprenorphine/naloxone to treat opioid dependence.

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Article ID: 689151

Pain Relief Now, More Pain Later?

Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

In the setting of acute traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), opioid administration is standard care for pain management. However, animal models of SCI have shown that opioid use in the early phase of SCI is deleterious to future quality of life (QOL), notably pain and motor function (Woller et al.). This study focuses on opioid use in the first few days to weeks following human SCI as it relates to QOL outcomes 1-year post-treatment.

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Article ID: 689553

House Introduces Bill to Expand Chiropractic Access to Military Retirees, Families

American Chiropractic Association

A bill introduced last week in the House of Representatives and supported by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) would expand access to chiropractic services to military retirees, dependents and survivors through the Department of Defense TRICARE health program.

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Article ID: 689506

Heroin Vaccine Blocks Lethal Overdose

Scripps Research Institute

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have achieved a major milestone toward designing a safe and effective vaccine to both treat heroin addiction and block lethal overdose of the drug.

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Article ID: 689491

Statement from the American Pain Society: McCaskill Report on Pharma Company Financial Support for Pain Organizations

American Pain Society

McCaskill Report on Pharma Company Financial Support for Pain Organizations

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Article ID: 689217

Opioid Use Increases Risk of Serious Infections

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Opioid users have a significantly increased risk of infections severe enough to require treatment at the hospital, such as pneumonia and meningitis, as compared to people who don’t use opioids.

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8-Feb-2018 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689323

Opioid Use Increases Risk Of Serious Infections

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Opioid users have a significantly increased risk of infections severe enough to require treatment at the hospital, such as pneumonia and meningitis, as compared to people who don’t use opioids.

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Low-Tech, Low-Cost Test Strips Show Promise for Reducing Fentanyl Overdoses

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A study to assess the feasibility of checking illicit street drugs for fentanyl found that low-cost test strips detect the presence of fentanyl with a high degree of accuracy, and that the vast majority of people who use street drugs are interested in using drug checking to help prevent overdoses.

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