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Reviewing Stories of Drug Use and Abuse So Far in 2017: OPIOIDS

We have been following several important topics from both a scientific and societal angle throughout the year.  The next series of posts will highlight the information and articles we found one category at a time.  Next up is a collection of articles about opioids and the opioid epidemic.


Our first article on this subject posted in May after our VP Dr. Francisco Rojas wrote a blog entry on the relationship between pH and opioids:

May also brought this story about a novel way to use fentanyl tests for checking heroin:

In June we posted two articles.  The first is about an unexpected outcome of the opioid epidemic:

The second focuses on the complicated relationship between opiate addiction, treatment options and politics:


Two articles caught our attention last month.  The first is about gabapentin, a drug for nerve pain, that is quickly joining the ranks of abused painkillers.

The second is an article written for the American Association of Clinical Chemistry about the opioid epidemic: