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Opioids

How to safely throw away old medicines

February 6, 2019
Safely disposing of expired and unused medicines can help protect children, pets and others

The Opioid Epidemic: Empowering Community Action

February 1, 2019
The Health Science Center teams up with the AMA Alliance for a national fight against the opioid epidemic

How to talk to your doctor about pain

January 23, 2019
Pain is subjective, so how can you help your provider understand?

Training law enforcement to reverse opioid overdoses

January 10, 2019
Texas A&M Opioid Task Force’s Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Administration Training for emergency responders from across the Brazos Valley

Diagnosing the tiniest victims of the opioid epidemic

September 14, 2018
Research is underway to identify infants at risk of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome shortly after birth

Opioid prescriptions and dentistry

September 4, 2018
Misuse and diversion have altered how dentists prescribe these painkillers, and Texas A&M College of Dentistry faculty and students are no exception

Point of View: Addressing the opioid epidemic in rural areas

August 21, 2018
Why it’s a problem, and what we’re doing to help communities

Tackling the opioid epidemic

March 21, 2018
Texas A&M Health Science Center Opioid Task Force to address the opioid epidemic

The opioid epidemic in our backyard

January 2, 2018
Texas A&M Health Science Center experts assess the situation and offer national policy prescriptions

Opioid crisis leads to abuse of an unusual suspect: Antidiarrheal medication

June 8, 2017
The common drug loperamide is becoming a drug of abuse with dangerous and deadly consequences