Health Care Professionals

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July 13, 2020

Overdose Incidents Rose Sharply Around Ohio Valley During Pandemic

Emergency response data from across the Ohio Valley show sharp increases in suspected drug overdoses since March, when health measures including school and business closures and stay-at-home orders increased social isolation.
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May 11, 2020

Overdose deaths decrease

Beery: ‘Overdoses dropped 50% since lockdown’
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May 4, 2020

Spero Health Bringing Addiction Treatment to Fairfield Ohio Offering Telehealth Visits

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders, announced today that it will open a new clinic in Fairfield, Ohio as it continues to respond to the high demand for increased access to addiction treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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April 22, 2020

Best Life: Opioid free c-section, doctors looking to cut back on drug used for new moms

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) - This year, one in three women will give birth by c-section. Most of these new moms will be sent home with opioids to help control the pain.
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April 20, 2020

https://www.arthroplastyjournal.org/article/S0883-5403(20)30423-X/fulltext?rss=yes

•In 2017, Ohio guidelines were passed to reduce acute pain opioid prescriptions •We compared pre/post-guidelines opioid scripts for hip and knee arthroplasty
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March 30, 2020

Trial delayed for Ohio doctor charged in deaths at hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The murder trial of an Ohio doctor accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients will be delayed due to coronavirus concerns.
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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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March 31, 2020

Cleveland federal judge strikes down pharmacies’ attempts to sue doctors in opioid litigation

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A federal judge in Cleveland who oversees thousands of opioid lawsuits tossed an attempt by pharmacies to shift responsibility to doctors by arguing they were only filling prescriptions.
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