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This cone snail’s deadly venom could hold the key to better pain meds
Identifying the right chemicals in cone snail toxins could lead to therapeutic effects.
What actually works for muscle recovery—and what doesn’t
For the best post-workout muscle recovery, sort the science from the snake oil.
Purdue Pharma agrees to pay billions of dollars for the opioid epidemic—and it’s not done yet
The announcement comes two weeks after Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $572 Million to Oklahoma for its role in the epidemic.
Opioid risks are different for kids and teens—the guidelines should be, too
Emergency rooms and urgent care centers often use opioid prescribing rules meant for adults.
Doctors have been overprescribing fentanyl for years and the FDA hasn’t been able to stop it
A new report shows up to half of potent fentanyl prescriptions were given inappropriately.
How to safely dispose of your old medications
A handy guide to help you, yes YOU, combat the opioid epidemic.
To ease lower back pain, yoga might be just as good as physical therapy
And a heck of a lot cheaper.
A Vaccine That Makes Your Body Destroy Opioids
This could be the first vaccine ever to thwart drug abuse and overdoses
Small Doses Of Opioids Could Prevent Suicide
The drugs reduce both emotional and physical pain
Brewing A Better Painkiller
How synthetic biology could transform opiates