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Dr. Zacharoff examines the roles of both prescription and illicit opioids—heroin and fentanyl—as components of today’s “opioid abuse epidemic”. There are similarities and important differences and the task for clinicians is to minimize harms while addressing the needs of patients in pain.

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A study of heroin users in Baltimore concludes that most are aware that fentanyl is likely present in the drug they are using while also acknowledging their unpreparedness to handle an overdose event that is likely to result from their activity. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of...

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