Research from Assistant Professor Hannah Neprash shows primary care physicians are more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers as the day wears on and when they’re running behind schedule.
A commentary by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil says addressing the well-being of infants with opioid-affected births requires renewed efforts to prevent, detect, and treat opioid use disorders among mothers.
A study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil shows that more than 60 percent of rural moms with opioid use disorder give birth in local hospitals that may have more limited capacity to care for them and their babies.
Professor John Connett is a researcher on a new $14 million study examining non-drug approaches to prevent chronic low back pain.
2017 NORA Symposium speaker Thomas Wickizer answers questions about the opioid epidemic’s severity and causes within occupational health and the general population.
Research from Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that pregnant women who use opioids for nonmedical reasons also have a higher prevalence of mental illness, or co-occurring substance abuse.
Building on previous findings that babies born with opioid withdrawal is increasing at a staggering rate, a new study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil finds that nearly 1.5 million reproductive age women are taking opioids for non-medical reasons.