April 20, 2020

•In 2017, Ohio guidelines were passed to reduce acute pain opioid prescriptions •We compared pre/post-guidelines opioid scripts for hip and knee arthroplasty
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%
April 8, 2020

Whether marijuana helps with pain is unclear, study suggests

Daily users with severe pain report worsening health
March 4, 2020

Inside a Preschool That Treats the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

This story is part of an EdSurge Research series about the early childhood education workforce.
March 4, 2020

Advocates, recovering addicts say Narcan access with proper treatment could help curb opioid crisis

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Access to a life-saving drug has expanded exponentially in recent years in Ohio. Some advocates think the increase in naloxone dispensing, both in pharmacies and through community initiatives, could eventually help curb the state’s opioid epidemic.
March 2, 2020

'This is a suburbia problem': Franklin County deputies on front lines of opioid fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Over 4,850 Ohioans died from drug overdoses in 2017. That’s more than car crashes, gun deaths and homicides combined, according to data from the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control.
February 26, 2020

Tracking Narcan: Why health experts say it's hard to do

MIAMI VALLEY, Montgomery County, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- The overdose reversal drug naloxone has saved thousands of lives, drastically dropping the number of overdose deaths in the Miami Valley.
February 27, 2020

The opioid crisis may be far worse than thought, making the epidemic harder to fight

There may be a gross underreporting of opioid-related death rates