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April 15, 2020

Officials worry of potential spike in overdose deaths amid COVID-19 pandemic

Health officials worry extended isolation could exacerbate the problem.
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April 13, 2020

Column: Trying to manage opioid addiction epidemic amid coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten vulnerable populations, the victims of another epidemic find themselves in a precarious position.
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April 10, 2020

Opioid prescribing down 378 million doses in Ohio

COLUMBUS — A new report shows the number of prescription opioid doses in Ohio has decreased by 48%
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April 8, 2020

Whether marijuana helps with pain is unclear, study suggests

Daily users with severe pain report worsening health
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April 8, 2020

ONU’s Martin participates in statewide meeting

ADA — Steven Martin, dean of Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy
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April 8, 2020

Recovery advocates raise concern toward social isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Some recovery advocates believe a recent surge in overdose deaths could be related to the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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April 2, 2020

Editorial: Joining Ohio opioid cases a good step toward settlement

This editorial represents the opinion of the Dispatch editorial board, which includes the publisher, editor, editorial page editor and editorial writers. Editorials, like opinion columns, represent a particular viewpoint and are not to be confused with news stories.
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April 2, 2020

Treatment for people in recovery doesn't stop during coronavirus pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A lot has changed since the coronavirus pandemic broke and it has put many things to a screeching halt to help stop the spread. But some critical services can’t stop, and people need it.
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