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How to Use Opioids Safely

February 22, 2021

Opioid medications have the potential for great good. Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and morphine help patients manage post-surgical pain or…

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When Did the Opioid Crisis Start?

November 2, 2020

Opioids such as morphine have been used for centuries in the United States as both a medical treatment for pain…

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Opioid Epidemic 2020

October 26, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to cause a pandemic, the opioid epidemic is also gaining momentum. In 2020, more than 40…

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The Best Foods to Eat in Opioid Addiction Recovery

August 14, 2020

Eating healthy is something most people aspire to, but it’s not always easy to do — especially during recovery from…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Opioid Use

August 7, 2020

Preliminary research shows that opioid use during the pandemic has increased across the United States. The New York Times collected provisional…

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Restoring Energy Levels After Opioid Withdrawal

July 1, 2020

During recovery from opioid addiction, you may experience some withdrawal symptoms. Many patients find opioid withdrawal draining and need to…

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After Opioid Detox: Ways You Can Feel & Live Healthier

June 19, 2020

Regardless of whether they’re legally prescribed or illicitly obtained, opioid drugs are incredibly powerful and interfere with the body in…

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Effects of Oxycodone

April 14, 2020

Though oxycodone was initially created as a prescription opioid analgesic used to treat moderate to severe pain, it quickly became…

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California Fentanyl Crisis

March 25, 2020

With fentanyl addiction rising in California, the state is facing a new drug crisis. In 2017, deaths from synthetic opioids,…

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What Is the Opioid-Sparing Effect?

March 11, 2020

With opioid misuse and overdose rates at high levels, many doctors want to find alternative treatments to opioids for pain….

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