Tag: opiate

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Barney, participation trophies, and Nintendo: We didn’t see an opioid crisis coming?

Overdose deaths involving opiates and opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Using information from death certificates compiled for the CDC’s Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) database, almost half of the…

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Dope 101: Opioids, opiates… six of one isn’t a half-dozen of the other

The terms opioids and opiates are frequently – and mistakenly – used as interchangeable words for the same drug when they really mean two related drug classes. The media doesn’t get that. Nor do they have to when they ring…

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