A Mother Jones investigation found that many federally required physician training programs on opioids, including those affiliated with prestigious universities and pro
Each week, dozens of health care providers from rural Washington connect via video conference to a panel of specialists in Seattle with the hope of combating the opioid crisis statewide.
UW Medicine specialists design diagnostic to help primary-care clinicians treat patients
She took one hit of heroin and “ended up dead for a few seconds,” recounted UW Medicine psychiatrist Richard Ries, describing a patient. Years later, though, the woman got married and returned to college.
Opiates "clearly have been overprescribed since the late 1990's," says Dr. David Tauben, chief of pain medicine at UW Medicine in Seattle. He weighs in on action by the U.S.
"When tribal leaders began to realize they had a serious problem with prescription opioids and heroin, they called on Dr.
Two recent scientific studies show that opioid prescriptions are relatively lower in states friendly to medical marijuana. They suggest that pot can be a useful tool in America's opioid crisis.
Researchers are testing a smartphone application in which patients are asked to supply video of themselves taking their medication.
"Let us be clear: Opioid use disorder is common in chronic pain patients treated with long-term opioids, and our nation’s opioid addiction epidemic
At a medical clinic in Seattle, Dr. Heather Tick takes a thin acupuncture needle and inserts it into Hannah Lilly’s neck.