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State, Southern Nevada communities double down in opioid battle

March 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

Smart pill, other Florida innovations could aid opioid fight

EtectRx's smart pill contains a wireless, ingestible sensor that communicates with a wearable reader, which then delivers data to healthcare providers looking to monitor opioid adherence. | Photo courtesy of etectRx.

March 18, 2018 - 6:37pm

San Francisco spearheads U.S. safe-injection sites

San Francisco City Hall | Photo courtesy of Jim Watkins

March 16, 2018 - 12:28am

Minnesota medtech companies devise treatments for opioid-use disorder

The creators of the InfiSIS, a multimodal neuromodulator device developed by Osseo-based startup SmartImplantSystems specifically as an alternative to opioids, expects the neuropathic device to be effective in addressing the multiple forms of pain that can collectively plague post-operative and other patients, particularly in the back and the legs. | Photo courtesy of Omid Souresrafil/SmartImplantSystems

March 15, 2018 - 4:38pm

Phoenix and Arizona act to counter heavy toll of opioid crisis

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton addresses the opioid epidemic in his recent State of the City address. | Photo courtesy of city of Phoenix.

March 14, 2018 - 1:17pm

In and out: Facilities treat opioid patients during and after their stay

Lobby at new Recovery Centers of America addiction-treatment center due to open this month in Waldorf, Md. | Photo courtesy of RCA

March 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

Protecting opioid drug–sniffing police dogs

Baseball card of Quori the dog, opioid drug–sniffing member of the Robbinsville (N.J.) Township Police Department's K-9 unit. | Photo courtesy of Sgt. Scott Kivet

March 13, 2018 - 11:41am

Intermountain Healthcare responds to Utah's opioid crisis

Dr. Jennifer Plumb is a pediatrician at  Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. She also serves on Utah's opioid crisis task force. | Photo courtesy of Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital.

March 13, 2018 - 10:45am

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