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Prescription drugs
The 'moral imperative' of treating opioid withdrawal
Published June 24, 2017
After harrowing experience with painkillers, Hopkins bioethicist says doctors must do more to help patients through withdrawal
Drug treatment
Methadone underdose
Published June 24, 2017
Study finds connection between lower-than-recommended methadone doses, race of program directors / Carey Business School
Addiction
Driven to binge
Published June 24, 2017
Researchers locate what could be brain's trigger for binge behavior
Rewarding behaviors
Why breaking habits is hard
Published June 24, 2017
Our brains are wired to focus on previously pleasing things, even if we don't realize it
Painkiller abuse
'Pill mill' crackdown saves lives, researchers say
Published June 24, 2017
Efforts in Florida appear to dramatically reduce painkiller overdose deaths / School of Public Health
Policy Talk
Experts explore mental health, addiction
Published June 24, 2017
School of Public Health event organized in part by new Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy Research
Painkiller nation?
Published June 24, 2017
School of Public Health study finds that most Americans use painkillers but also see abuse as a serious issue / School of Public Health
Nicotine Fix
Addiction predisposition?
Published June 24, 2017
Small study sheds light on earliest stages of nicotine addiction / Hopkins Medicine
On drugs
Addiction: Medical condition or 'moral failing'?
Published June 24, 2017
Drug addiction viewed more negatively than mental illness, study shows / School of Public Health
Pill talk
Clinton urges action on prescription drug abuse
Published June 24, 2017
Former president speaks at School of Public Health town hall meeting