Opioids

Pharma Spending on Doctors Is Correlated With Opioid Deaths

5 days ago   |   Wired

A new study shows that doctors wrote more prescriptions, and more people overdosed on opioids, in counties where drug companies spent more money.
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Fraction of U.S. Outpatient Treatment Centers Offer Medication for Opioid Addiction

Fraction of U.S. Outpatient Treatment Centers Offer Medication for Opioid Addiction

6 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsStudy finds that most substance use disorder treatment facilities still do not offer medication treatment for opioid use disorder. Contributed Author: Johns Hopkins...
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Second Chance app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

Second Chance app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

12 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

A new app could help doctors detect an opioid overdose by using a smartphone's speaker and microphone. The app, called ‘Second Chance,' uses your phone's microphone and turns...
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New App Uses Sonar to Detect Opioid Overdoses

12 days ago   |   Scientific American   |   2 articles

The technology utilizes smartphone speakers and microphone to monitor breathing
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Second Chance app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

Second Chance app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

12 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

A new app could help doctors detect an opioid overdose by using a smartphone's speaker and microphone. The app, called ‘Second Chance,' uses your phone's microphone and turns...
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New smartphone app can detect overdoses and call for help

New smartphone app can detect overdoses and call for help

12 days ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Scientists have built an app that gives a smartphone the ability to detect an opioid overdose and alert others for help. The app, called Second Chances, is still in...
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Smartphone app could help doctors detect opioid overdoses

13 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

A new mobile app could alert doctors to people who have overdosed on opioids by tapping into a smartphone's speaker and microphone. The "Second Chance" app, developed by a team...
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Opioid overdoses could be prevented by an app that listens to breathing

13 days ago   |   Technology Review

Many overdoses don't have to be fatal if they're caught in time. A new app can identify when you might be in trouble and call for help.
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Opioids Fueled a Doubling of Suicides and Overdoses in the U.S

Opioids Fueled a Doubling of Suicides and Overdoses in the U.S

15 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsTurning the tide demands improvements to pain care, mental health care and medication-assisted opioid addiction care, researchers say. Contributed Author: University of...
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This High-Tech Wristband Can Detect Opioid Overdoses

This High-Tech Wristband Can Detect Opioid Overdoses

25 days ago   |   Geek

Opioid overdoses are a major health issue in the U.S., yet a new high-tech wristband might help doctors detect the warning signs of fatal painkiller reactions. A group of...
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