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In over 10,000 sessions, secret supervised opioid injection site hasn’t had a single death or hospitalization

Operators of the supervised injection site say that over the course of five years, 10,514 injections and 33 opioid-involved overdoses, ...
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There was an opioid epidemic 130 years ago. Can it teach us anything about today’s crisis?

The 1890s and 1990s were both characterized by unopposed amplification of the benefits of opioids, the transformation of physicians into ...
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Viewpoint: Chronic pain sufferers are needlessly ‘stigmatized’ and how we can change that

Millions of people who live with chronic pain experience intense stigma. I view stigma as the combination of difference plus ...
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Chronic pain relief: Why Gabapentin may not be a ‘safe’ alternative to opioids

Gabapentin was supposed to be the answer. Chronic pain afflicts about a fifth of American adults, and for years, doctors thought it ...
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Legalizing pot won’t slow the opioid epidemic, study suggests

Nearly five years ago, a team of researchers performing a study on medical cannabis came to a startling conclusion: The ...