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
March 4, 2020
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
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
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.