opioids

David Tauben
November 3, 2017

Maybe one in 9 people – or 15 percent of the people using opioids -- do well long-term because of their pain issue, says Dr. David Tauben, head of the Center for Pain Relief at UW Medicine.

October 25, 2017

The Sackler dynasty's ruthless marketing of painkillers for Purdue Pharmaceuticals has generated billions of dollars and millions of addicts, says magazine

October 5, 2017

Virtual reality and hypnosis are two ways that UW Medicine pain-medicine specialists are trying to reduce patients' dependence on opioids. 

September 21, 2017

"We have been treating people with opioid addictions for more than 30 years.

September 14, 2017

The school's third- and fourth-year clerkships are placing more emphasis on opioids' risks and dosages, and on alternative medications

August 31, 2017

Virtual reality (VR) is emerging as a therapy in a variety of medical fields, and is now being used to control pain. SnowWorld, a VR game, was developed by UW Medicine Drs.

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