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Opioids Study Shows High-risk Counties Across the Country, Suggests Local Solutions to Epidemic

School of Public Health Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy Rebecca Haffajee and colleagues identify U.S. counties at highest risk for opioid deaths, and they work to craft solutions based on the counties' specific demographics and issues. June 28, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #DrugUse #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #RebeccaHaffajee ​​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​


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Designing Decisions: 2019 MDes Public Talks

Stamps School of Art & Design Professor Hannah Smotrich and Michigan Medicine Dr. Sawsan As-Sanie discuss the Master of Design in Integrative Design program that works to reduce Michigan's growing opioid addiction crisis, helping doctors with postoperative decision-making. May 15, 2019. #5-15mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #HealthandWellness #Opioids #healthcare #Medicine #HannahSmotrich #SawsanAs-Sanie ​​​​​​​​​​​ ...


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Growing Life Expectancy Inequality in US Cannot Be Blamed on Opioids Alone

School of Public Health Professor Arline Geronimus explains her research on the growing lifespan gap between less and more educated Americans, suggesting that rather than an increase in "deaths of despair," less-educated Americans face more stress-and the resulting health effects-from working so hard. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Inequality


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More Than Half of Patients in Pain Management Study Took No Opioids After Operations

Michigan Medicine researcher Michael Englesbe finds that many patients took no opioids to relieve pain when given alternative treatment, management, and counseling skills for the pain. May 31, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #MichaelEnglesbe #Kara-Gavin ​​​​​​​​​


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As Opioids Kill More Veterans, Study Shows Treatment Needs

Michigan Medicine professor Allison Lin conducts a study highlighting the need to find and provide care to veterans who need help for use of non-prescription opioids. May 22, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Kara-Gavin #AllisonLin ​​​​​​​​​​


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As Opioids Kill More Veterans, Study Shows Treatment Needs

Michigan Medicine professor Allison Lin conducts a study highlighting the need to find and provide care to veterans who need help for use of non-prescription opioids. May 22, 2019. #Kara-Gavin #AllisonLin # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Veterans ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Opioid Doctor and Pharmacy ‘Shoppers’ May Also Shop at Home, U-M Study Suggests

U-M pediatrician and health care researcher Kao-Ping Chua discusses the implications of household opioid availability on other family members, reiterating the need for providers to restrict prescriptions. May 10, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Education #Kao-PingChua ​​​​​​​​​​


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Why High Blood Pressure and Cold Meds Don’t Mix

U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center Care Coordinator Mary Passow discusses how those with hypertension should be cautious of using decongestants, finding that many can increase your heart rate & blood pressure, ultimately interfering with your medication. May 13, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #MedicalAdvice #Opioids #Decongestants #MaryCPassow ​​​​​​​​​​


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Stark Racial, Financial Divides Found in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Pooja Lagisetty reveals in a study the large racial and financial discrepancies in how Americans receive treatments to aid in opioid addiction, noting trends in outpatient prescriptions of buprenorphine. May 8, 2019. #Kara-Gavin #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #Addiction #HealthcareCosts #Inequality #PoojaLagisetty ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Study: Rise in Meth and Opioid Use During Pregnancy

Michigan Medicine researchers discuss the results of a study finding that amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy has increased substantially over the last decade in the United States, particularly in rural communities. November 29, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #DrugUse #ObstetricsandGynecology #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #LindsayAdmon #TylerWinkleman #BeataMostafavi ​​​​​​​​​​​​