Medication

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June 26, 2021

Mahajan Therapeutics, Harm Reduction Ohio, work to combat drug OD's by handing out Narcan

DAYTON, Ohio (WKEF) -- The number of deaths due to drug overdoses are increasing year by year, with over 81,000 people dying in the united states over the 12 months ending in May 2020, and over 4,000 people in Ohio losing their lives.
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June 24, 2021

Report: Calif. driver charged with OVI after driving semi off I-80 in Weathersfield Twp.

WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN) – A truck driver from California is facing OVI charges after troopers say he was impaired when he drove his semi off the road on Interstate 80.
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June 8, 2021

Payer Announces Partnership to Address Opioid Misuse, Disposal

CareSource is working to prevent opioid misuse by providing its members with access to a medication disposal solution.
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May 12, 2021

Ohio's plan to distribute an anti-OD drug triggers questions, claims of racial bias

Ohio is launching a targeted deployment of naloxone, sending 60,000 doses of the antidote for an opioid overdose to 23 counties.
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May 20, 2021

HHS releases new buprenorphine practice guidelines, relaxing waiver requirements

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released new practice guidance on buprenorphine administration in an effort to make evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder more accessible to persons suffering with opioid addiction.
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May 13, 2021

CareSource Offers Ohio Members Easy Home Opioid Drug Disposal Solution

DAYTON, Ohio, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CareSource, a nationally recognized nonprofit health plan, announced a partnership with DisposeRx, an at-home, eco-friendly medication disposal service, as part of its commitment to prevent opioid misuse, accidental poisonings and drug overdoses.
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May 18, 2021

CareSource offers Ohio members at-home opioid drug disposal solution

CareSource has announced a partnership with DisposeRx, an at-home, eco-friendly medication disposal service.
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May 4, 2021

COVID-19 brought easier access to methadone but Ohio's ending it. Expert is asking 'why?'

Go get your medication, bring it home and take it once daily. It’s what a lot of people in America do. But not with methadone for opioid use disorder. At least, not until the novel coronavirus pandemic emerged.
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