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The Nature of Pain: Approach Brings Relief Without Opioids

U-M Chronic Pain and Fatigue Center shares the story of Howard Winchel, one of the 3 million people in the state who suffer from chronic pain daily. With help from his PCP and Michigan Medicine, Winchel was able to overcome a severe opioid dependence. February 17, 2020. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #video #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Opioids #PainManagement ​​​​​​​


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Opioid Overdose Risk Factors for Teens, College-Aged Youth Mirror Adults

According to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, older teens may have similar risk factors for prescription opioid overdose as adults. December 16, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids ​​​​​​​


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U-M, MDHHS Launch One-stop Website to Guide Safe Pain Treatment Across Michigan and Beyond

U-M Injury Prevention Center develops the Michigan Safer Opioid Prescribing Toolkit, providing physicians with evidence-based guidance for prescribing opioids safely. November 14, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #Opioids #Addiction


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Development of the System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance (S.O.S.)

Michigan Medicine researcher Dr. Mahshid Abir speaks at the IHPI Seminar about how the U-M Injury Center, Acute Care Research Unit and Michigan HIDTA used real-time data to develop a surveillance system for opiod overdoses in the Washtenaw County. June 28, 2018. #60+mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #scienceandtechnology #HealthandWellness #Opioids #MahshidAbir ​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults’ Experiences with Opioid Prescriptions

Michigan's National Poll on Healthy Aging presents data on how older adults are treating their opioid prescriptions, and what happens to the opioids after the patient is done using them. July 30, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #PainManagement #Opioids #CalistaHarbaugh #JenniferWaljee ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Role of Acute Care Prescribing in the Opioid Epidemic

Michigan Medicine Professor Chad M. Brummett discusses who is being prescribed opioids after surgeries and how to reduce the amount of pills being prescribed, hopefully leading to less people becoming addicted, and making them more difficult to obtain. July 9, 2019. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Opioids #PainManagement #ChadBrummett ​​​​​​​​​


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Opioid Use Disorder Treatment: Current Challenges and Future Advances

Michigan Medicine Associate Professor Lewei Allison Lin discusses the crisis due to widespread addiction to opioids and its link to chronic pain and other medical issues, and how to best treat addiction. July 9, 2019. #15-30-mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Society #Opioids ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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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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Everyone Who Works in Health Care Needs to Know About Opioids – and a Free New Online Course from U-M Can Help

Most pharmacists and those who work in healthcare are aware and up to date about the opioid crisis, but not everyone has access to all of the new information. U-M has created an online course to educate people about the opioid crisis. October 30, 2019. #5-15mins #Pharmacy #OnlineCourse #Health/Wellness #Opioids ​​​​​


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Opioid Use and Opioid Cessation: From the Perspective of Chronic Pain Patients

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor Jenna Goesling discusses the potential of mapping a individualized roadmap for chronic pain patients for opioid cessation. July 9, 2019. #30-60mins #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Opioids #Anesthesiology #MedicalAdvice #JennaGoesling ​​​​​​​​​