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Opioids

Buprenorphine prescription for opioid addiction, x-waiver
January 20, 2021

Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director for the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, reacts to the news of increased access to a key medication for opioid use disorder.

Suboxone (a medication used to treat opioid use disorder)
November 17, 2020

Despite efforts to combat the opioid epidemic over the past decades, the data shows that death rates have not significantly improved — calling for a paradigm shift in how care is delivered.

September 14, 2020

Infectious disease physician Josh Barocas will use NIDA grant to create a novel surveillance network for people who use drugs, emphasizing community engagement.

A newborn baby is breastfeeding during rooming-in with mom at the hospital
September 2, 2020

The first multi-site study of the ESC model suggests a nonpharmacologic care model focused on maternal engagement is a safe option for widespread use.

April 13, 2020

Telemedicine and lower-barrier access to buprenorphine hold potential to make gains against the opioid epidemic after the COVID-19 crisis subsides.