Strong relationships aid in recovery from OUD, but they come with potential pitfalls.
Opioid use disorder can be deadly. Recovery is possible with medication, counseling and therapy.
The opioid crisis has claimed more than half a million lives in a little more than 30 years.
This deadly but treatable condition can affect everything from family to fertility.
This broad class of pain relievers is effective but there are long-term effects of opioid use.
The opioid epidemic is nothing new to America. We just haven't gotten around to fixing it yet.
Capable of a potency up to 100 times that of morphine, this opioid poses a real risk.
The U.S. campaign against substance use has morphed over the past 50 years.
What do our prescription trends tell us about our state of suffering?
Maintaining sexual function in the face of constant discomfort is a challenge, yes, but doable.
Considering their impact, your medications should be an important conversation with your doctor.
Most drug research doesn't analyze sex-specific data, which puts women at risk.
Is moderate marijuana use a smart path to sobriety?
From cramps to childbirth, women face plenty of pain, but they're not superheroes because of it.
Despite Biden’s endorsement, harm-reduction services across the U.S. are being threatened.
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Mental health disorders and addiction are co-occurring conditions that have lasting impacts.
An official diagnosis of addiction can illuminate the road to recovery.
Are you living with chronic pain but don't want to resort to narcotics? You have options.
This scary-sounding STD resists treatment and shines a light on the importance of testing.
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While many illicit drugs heighten sexual desire, they often impair sexual performance.
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Treatment options for men with erectile dysfunction and chronic pain may improve their sex life.
Though effective in the short term, long-term narcotics use has its share of serious risks.
You don't have to live with pain. Learn the facts and don't be fooled by misconceptions.
When it comes to opioids, it is important—possibly lifesaving—to separate fact from fiction.
Multiple labor pain-management options exist, so here's what to consider for your delivery.
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Men who use opioids are 95 percent more like to have erectile dysfunction.
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While these medications are effective for pain management, some side effects could cause problem