Florence Chaverneff, PhD

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Deaths After Nonfatal Opioid Overdose: Causes and Risk Factors

Deaths After Nonfatal Opioid Overdose: Causes and Risk Factors

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Causes of death in the year after a nonfatal opioid overdose were often related to substance use disorders, as well as to a range of mental health and medical conditions.

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Associated With Reduced Risk for Opioid-Related Deaths

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Associated With Reduced Risk for Opioid-Related Deaths

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Few of the individuals who experience an opioid-related overdose had received treatment for opioid use disorder.

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Selling Kratom-Containing Products

FDA Issues Warning to Companies Selling Kratom-Containing Products

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The US Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings to 3 companies selling kratom-containing products with unsubstantiated claims regarding their effectiveness in conditions that include opioid withdrawal and addiction and chronic pain.

April 28 Is Drug Take Back Day

April 28 Is Drug Take Back Day

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April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

How the City of San Francisco Is Tackling the Intertwined HIV/HCV and Opioid Epidemics

How the City of San Francisco Is Tackling the Intertwined HIV/HCV and Opioid Epidemics

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Katie Burk, MPH, presented measures undertaken by the city of San Francisco to provide integrated responses to the concurrent HIV/HCV and opioid public health epidemics.

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