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This Drug Could Save Their Lives, But Less Than 2% Get It

University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System published a new study that shows only 2% of people at risk of a drug overdose are prescribed the correct medicine that could save their lives. January 9, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #DrugUse #LeweiLin ​​​​​​​​


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To Solve Drug Pricing We Must Solve the Drug Patent Problem

U-M Ford School of Public Policy hosts veteran of the global access to medicines movement Priti Krishtel, discussing her work to combat rising prescription drug costs so more patients can afford the medicine they need & exploring the drug patent problem. #60+mins #PublicPolicy #Event #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #Medicine #DrugUse #Research ​​​​​​​​​

 02-24-2020 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM ET


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Parents: Turkey Makes Great Leftovers—Opioids Do Not

U-M researchers have found there there is a way to increase secure and safe disposal rates of unused medications and pain killers. December 23, 2019. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #DrugUse


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CDC Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing: Recommendations and Outcomes

Michigan Medicine Associate Professor Amy Bohnert discusses recent trends on opioid prescription due to the growing problem of opioid overdosing. She covers protocol for who should actually be prescribed them, and what steps to take for those who do. July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Society #Opioids #DrugUse ​​​​​​​​​


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Dr. Clauw – Chronic Pain Management – Suitable Drug Therapies

Michigan Medicine Professor of Anesthesiology Daniel Clauw discusses drug options for chronic pain, arguing for a combined drug and non-drug approach to pain management. October 13, 2017. # #Medicine #video #ChronicPainandFatigueResearchCenter #HealthandWellness #Disability #Anesthesiology #DrugUse #DanielClauw ​​​​​​​​​


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US-born Residents More Than Five Times Likely to Use Prescription Opioids Than New Immigrants

Michigan Medicine Associate Professor of Nursing, Brian Davis et al., conducted a study finding that immigrants are more likely to use prescription opioids. October 25, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #DrugUse #Immigration #BrianDavis


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Marijuana Use Among US College Students Reaches New 35-year High

Michigan's annual national Monitoring of the Future Panel study led by Professor John Schulenberg discusses the increases in marijuana usage among college students and compares the rates of drug usage between college students and noncollege students. September 5, 2019. #5-15mins #OfficeofResearch #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #DrugUse #JohnSchulenberg #MorganSherburne ​​​​​​​​


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The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here and What We Can Do

School of Public Health Professors Mary Janevic and Rebecca Haffajee offer their expertise on the beginnings of the opioid crisis and how alternative pain management may help curb the epidemic in this podcast episode. July 16, 2019. #15-30-mins #PublicHealth #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Opioids #DrugUse #Addiction #healthcare #MaryJanevic #RebeccaHaffajee ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Anxiety Among Patient Factors Linked to More Opioid Use After Surgery

Michigan Medicine associate professor of anesthesiology Chad Brummett and team identify risk factors for continued opioid use after surgery, finding anxiety to be a significant indicator of continued use. August 22, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Opioids #DrugUse #Addiction #Surgery #ChadBrummett ​​​​​​​​​​​


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About 44% of High School Seniors Who Misuse Prescription Drugs Have Multiple Drug Sources

School of Nursing Professor Sean Esteban McCabe finds that 44% of youths with a substance use disorder have multiple sources, including leftover prescriptions, free from friends and family, illegally purchased, or stolen. July 17, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #DrugUse #Pharmacy #YouthandAdolescents #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #SeanEstebanMcCabe ​​​​​​​​​​​