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Organization Type: National Institutions

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The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, collects, preserves, and makes available to the public information about health, medicine, and the biomedical sciences. To continue fulfilling this mission, NLM is collecting and archiving related Web content, which also serves to document the histories of health and medicine.

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Title: Doctor Found Liable in Suit Over Pain - latimes

URL: http://articles.latimes.com/2001/jun/15/news/mn-10726/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Doctor Found Liable in Suit Over Pain," by Maria La Ganga and Terence Monmaney published on the Los Angeles Times web site on June 15, 2001. The article reports on an Alameda County jury that found a doctor liable for elder abuse for not prescribing enough painkillers to relieve the suffering of a dying man.The story suggests this could be a wake-up call to physicians nationwide who undertreat pain, which the author considers to be a major health problem.

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Title: OxyContin: Purdue Pharma's painful medicine | Fortune

URL: http://fortune.com/2011/11/09/oxycontin-purdue-pharmas-painful-medicine/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "OxyContin: Purdue Pharma's Painful Medicine," published on Fortune Magazine's web site on November 9, 2011. The article looks at the complicated history and legacy of the opioid OxyContin and its creator, Purdue Pharma.

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Title: Montgomery County Community College

URL: http://mc3.edu/component/content/article/133-arts/10016-brush-with-the-law/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Brush with the Law," published on the Montgomery County Community College's web site. The article describes an exhibition curated by the founder and director of Brush with the Law, a non-profit, community-based visual arts program that helps bring awareness to and fosters an understanding of people who experience the effects of drug addiction and the criminal justice system. The exhibit features an installation displaying short messages written by people struggling with drug addiction, specifically heroin, and the family and friends whose lives have been affected by the user.

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Title: Lower Opioid Overdose Death Rates Associated with State Medical Marijuana Laws

URL: http://media.jamanetwork.com/news-item/lower-opioid-overdose-death-rates-associated-with-state-medical-marijuana-laws/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Press release titled, "Lower Opioid Overdose Death Rates Associated with State Medical Marijuana Laws," published on the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network web site on August 25, 2014. The article, originally published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, looks at the correlation between the presence of medical marijuana laws and the lower rate of death caused by opioids.

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Title: Europe's silent opioid epidemic

URL: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-04-europe-silent-opioid-epidemic.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Europe's Silent Opioid Epidemic," published on April 5, 2018. The article, which originally appeared in the magazine, Horizon: The EU Research & Innovation Magazine, describes how researchers are trying to understand the effect of the opioid epidemic in Europe, where opioids are more tightly regulated but codeine abuse is rising.

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Title: Penn State projects take on the opioid epidemic | Penn State University

URL: http://news.psu.edu/story/493940/2017/11/13/research/penn-state-projects-take-opioid-epidemic/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Penn State Projects Take On The Opioid Epidemic" published on the Penn State University web site on November 13, 2017. The article discusses two new projects by Penn State researchers, law enforcement, and the community to raise awareness of opioid addiction and to identify and disrupt the opioid distribution network in Pennsylvania.

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Title: Special Series: 'Alternatives' - N.H. Gets Creative to Curb Ongoing Opioid Crisis | New Hampshire Public Radio

URL: http://nhpr.org/post/special-series-alternatives-nh-gets-creative-curb-ongoing-opioid-crisis/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: A special series titled, "'Alternatives' - N.H. Gets Creative to Curb Ongoing Opioid Crisis" by Paige Sutherland published on the New Hampshire Public Radio's web site on September 20, 2017. The series focuses on the creative methods New Hampshire is using to combat their opioid epidemic, including acupuncture, involuntary commitment, and needle exchanges.

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Title: The EMT Who Sees the Opioid Crisis Firsthand

URL: http://nymag.com/thejob/2017/04/the-emt-who-sees-the-opioid-crisis-firsthand.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "The EMT Who Sees the Opioid Crisis Firsthand" published in the Job section of New York Magazine. The article profiles Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Michelle Redeye, who volunteers as an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief on the Seneca Nation reservation in the Cattaraugus territory near Gowanda, New York. Here Redeye describes the heroin epidemic in her community, how EMS has responded, and the personal impact it has had on her.

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Title: A new paper suggesting Narcan might have downsides is presenting an immoral case.

URL: http://slate.com/technology/2018/03/a-new-paper-suggesting-narcan-might-have-downsides-is-presenting-an-immoral-case.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Are We Reviving Too Many Opioid Overdoses? Is This Really a Question?" published on the Slate web site on March 8, 2018. The article discusses a paper that suggests the overdose-reversing drug naloxone presents a "moral hazard" and posits that its argument is based on an immoral premise.

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Title: People with autism aren’t protected from opioid addiction.

URL: http://slate.com/technology/2018/04/people-with-autism-arent-protected-from-opioid-addiction.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "People with Autism Aren't Protected From Opioid Addiction. They Might Be at Higher Risk," by Elizabeth Kunreuther published on Slate's web site on April 19, 2018. The article discusses the link between populations with autism and opioid use.

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Title: On the Anniversary of His Death, Inside Harris Wittels’ Final Intimate, Revealing Discussion with Pete Holmes

URL: http://splitsider.com/2016/02/on-the-anniversary-of-his-death-inside-harris-wittels-final-intimate-revealing-discussion-with-pete-holmes/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "On the Anniversary of His Death, Inside Harris Wittels' Final Intimate, Revealing Discussion with Pete Holmes," by Arjune Rama, MD published on the Splitsider web site on February 19, 2016. The article features an interview with Pete Holmes, the host of the podcast, "You Made It Weird," who interviewed sitcom producer and close friend Harris Wittels a few months before Wittels' opioid overdose death in 2014. In that podcast episode, published on The Nerdist web site on November 29, 2014, Wittels spoke frankly about his struggle with addiction. See collection seed: "http://nerdist.com/you-made-it-weird-236-harris-wittels-returns/."

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Title: Substance Use Disorders in People With Physical and Sensory Disabilities

URL: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA11-4648/SMA11-4648.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Substance Use Disorders in People With Physical and Sensory Disabilities," published in Volume 6, Issue 1 of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) periodical "In Brief" in August of 2011. The article is aimed at helping people who work with physical and sensory deprivation to better understand substance abuse disorders and help their clients find assistance centers.

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Title: VA Report: Vets In Private Care Are At Higher Risk For Opioid Addiction

URL: http://taskandpurpose.com/veterans-affairs-choice-opioid-prescriptions/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "VA Report: Vets in Private Care Are At Higher Risk for Opioid Addiction," published on the Task & Purpose web site. The article discusses the July 2017 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General report that discovered that veterans treated for pain in non-VA settings are at an especially high risk for opioid addiction. Task & Purpose was launched in 2014 to provide an unfiltered perspective on military and veterans issues post 9/11.

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Title: Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Sends Letter to All Doctors on Opioids | Time

URL: http://time.com/4468400/surgeon-general-letter-opioid-addiction/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article posted on the Time Magazine Web site August 26, 2016 talks about U.S. Surgeon General Murthy writing to every doctor in the country about the current opioid epidemic to be better educated about the addictiveness of painkillers, and to come together to work for a solution.

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Title: Fentanyl Killed My Sister. Here's What I'd Say to Her Dealer | Time

URL: http://time.com/5281371/dear-dealer-sister-fentanyl-overdose/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Personal essay titled, "What I'd Say to the Drug Dealer Who Gave My Sister a Fatal Dose of Heroin," by Nadia Bowers published on TIME's web site on May 19, 2018. The essay is written as a letter addressed to Bowers' sister's drug dealer, who provided a fatal dose of heroin mixed with fentanyl.

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Title: A Drug Cop. A Daughter On Opioids. One Family's Story Of Addiction. | WAMU

URL: http://wamu.org/story/17/10/10/drug-cop-daughter-opioids-one-familys-story-addiction/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article (and accompanying audio segment on WAMU 88.5 (Washington, DC) on a Hagerstown narcotics cop dealing with the opioid addiction and subsequent overdose by his own daughter. The story, "A Drug Cop. A Daughter on Opioids. One Family's Story of Addiction" was posted on WAMU's web site October 10, 2017.

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Title: The disturbing reason behind the spike in organ donations

URL: http://wapo.st/2vlsDk2?tid=ss_mail&utm_term=.77944f92d81b

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "The disturbing reason behind the spike in organ donations," by Cleve R. Wootson, Jr. published on the Washington Post web site on April 17, 2018. The article covers the increase in organ donations as a result of the uptick in opioid-related deaths.

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Title: Why opioids are such an American problem - BBC News

URL: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41701718/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Why Opioids Are Such An American Problem" by Owen Amos published on the BBC web site October 25, 2017. Some of the reasons cited in the article include perks given to doctors by drug companies to peddle their products, the lack of universal health care in the U.S., the ready advertisement of prescription opioids on television, poor training of doctors, and a "culture of medication."

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Title: Child Watch Column: Children and the Opioid Crisis

URL: http://www.childrensdefense.org/newsroom/child-watch-columns/child-watch-documents/ChildrenandtheOpioidCrisis.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Children and the Opioid Crisis" by Children's Defense Fund president, Marian Wright Edelman published in Edelman's weekly column titled, "Child Watch" on the Children's Defense Fund web site on October 27, 2017. The column addresses the opioid epidemic's impact on children.

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Title: Opioid commission to Trump: Declare state of emergency - CNN

URL: http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/31/health/opioid-commission-emergency-declaration/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Opioid Commission Tells Trump to Declare State of Emergency" by Wayne Drash published on the CNN web site on August 1, 2017.

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Title: The opioid epidemic is not an official emergency - CNN

URL: http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/24/health/opioids-not-a-national-emergency/index.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "The Opioid Epidemic is Not an Official Emergency" by Nadia Kounang, published on CNN's web site on August 24, 2017.

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Title: The Worst Drug Epidemic in U.S. History

URL: http://www.globaldrugpolicy.org/Issues/Vol%2011%20Issue%201/Commentary/The%20Worst%20Drug%20Epidemic%20in%20US%20History.pdf

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "The Worst Drug Epidemic in US History," by Pennsylvania State Representative Matt Baker published in the Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice. The report looks at the history of the opioid epidemic in general, the number of deaths in Pennsylvania, and the steps the state is taking to combat the issue.

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Title: For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial - Los Angeles Times

URL: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-opioid-painkillers-no-better-20180306-story.html/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "For all their risks, opioids had no pain-relieving advantage in a yearlong clinical trial" published on the Los Angeles Times web site on March 6, 2018. The article discusses the first randomized clinical trial to make a head-to-head comparison between opioids and other kinds of pain medications. The trial known as Strategies for Prescribing Analgesics Comparative Effectiveness (SPACE) enrolled patients treated by the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs health care system in a year-long study funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Title: Opioid epidemic changes how police test drugs - The Morning Call

URL: http://www.mcall.com/news/police/mc-nws-police-drug-testing-20170725-story.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Opioid Epidemic Changes How Police Test Drugs," by Pamela Lehman published on The Morning Call web site on August 7, 2017. The article warns that police (and other first responders) must exercise greater caution when testing and handling drugs during arrests of opioid users as some of the drugs are so powerful that simple air/touch exposure can lead to overdoses necessitating the application of naloxone.

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Title: Michigan cities sue drug manufacturers, pharmacies over opioid epidemic | MLive.com

URL: http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2017/12/michigan_cities_sue_drug_manuf.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Michigan cities sue drug manufacturers, pharmacies over opioid epidemic," published on the MLive Web site on December 19, 2017. The article reports on Michigan cities that are suing drug manufacturers and pharmacies over the opioid epidemic.

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Title: Ethics & Religion Talk: What is your view on needle exchanges? | MLive.com

URL: http://www.mlive.com/opinion/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2017/03/ethics_religion_talk_what_is_y.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Ethics & Religion Talk: What is your view on needle exchanges?" by Melody Wilson published in the Grand Rapids Press Opinion section on March 21, 2017. The article features interviews with various local religious leaders what their faith tradition says about needle exchanges.

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Title: Ending the Opioid Epidemic — A Call to Action | NEJM

URL: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1612578

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Ending the Opioid Epidemic - A Call to Action," published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 9, 2016. The article, written by U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, talks about the letter and pocket card he mailed in August of 2016 to millions of doctors across the country to address the opioid epidemic.

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URL: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/06/paterson_hospital_opioid_program_goes_national_in_house-pas.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Add Article titled, "Paterson hospital's opioid program goes national," by Jonathan D. Salant published on the news web site NJ.com on June 12, 2018. The article describes a program developed in a New Jersey hospital that avoids using opioids to treat pain. The program has inspired legislation co-sponsored by Representative Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-9th District) that passed through the House of Representatives on June 12, 2018.

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Title: Opioid Questions Answered : Shots - Health News : NPR

URL: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/03/09/592305410/questions-and-answers-about-opioids-and-chronic-pain/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Segment titled, "Questions And Answers About Opioids And Chronic Pain," published on the National Public Radio (NPR) web site on March 9, 2018. The segment features questions fielded from Facebook and Twitter about opioids and chronic pain with edited responses from Dr. Ajay Wasan, professor and Vice Chair for Pain Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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Title: Assessment of the Trends in Medical Use and Misuse of Opioid Analgesics from 2004 to 2011

URL: http://www.painphysicianjournal.com/current/pdf?article=MjA2Mg%3D%3D&journal=81

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Assessment of the Trends in Medical Use and Misuse of Opioid Analgesics from 2004 to 2011," published in the Health Policy Research section of the journal, Pain Physician in 2014. The authors describe the results of the study they designed to determine the proportion of drug abuse related to opioid analgesics and the various trends in the medical use and abuse of 8 opioid analgesics commonly used to treat pain: buprenorphine, codeine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, methadone, morphine, and oxycodone.

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Title: Public Safety Aspects of the Heroin Abuse Epidemic | The Pew Charitable Trusts

URL: http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/issue-briefs/2015/07/public-safety-aspects-of-the-heroin-abuse-epidemic/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Briefing from the Pew Charitable Trusts titled, "Public Safety Aspects of the Heroin Abuse Epidemic," posted on their web site July 1, 2015. The briefing looks at the available research and reports that a combination of strategies including expanding access to naloxone and the improvement and availability of treatment is most likely to curb heroin abuse.

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Title: Responding to the opioid crisis: An overview of strategies and resources for law enforcement

URL: http://www.policeone.com/police-products/Narcotics-Identification/articles/420507006-Responding-to-the-opioid-crisis-An-overview-of-strategies-and-resources-for-law-enforcement/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the PoliceOne.com web site that offers visitors a free download of the guide, " Responding to the Opioid Crisis: An Overview of Strategies and Resources for Law Enforcement." PoliceOne.com is an online clearinghouse for police across the country to learn and share information.

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Title: Virginia prisons tapped to learn more about opioid addiction treatment | News | richmond.com

URL: http://www.richmond.com/news/virginia-prisons-tapped-to-learn-more-about-opioid-addiction-treatment/article_879a860f-60ed-5744-ad72-21a4bd37fe8c.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Virginia Prisons Tapped to Learn About Opioid Addiction Treatment," by Frank Green published on the Richmond Times-Dispatch web site on May 1, 2017. The article examines the National Governors Association's (NGA) study to improve access to treatment for opioid-addicted prisoners and arrestees.

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Title: Can opioid recovery activists start a movement?

URL: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2017/10/can_opioid_recovery_activists_start_a_movement.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Where are the Opioid Recovery Activists?" by Zachary Siegel published on the Slate web site on October 29, 2017.

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Title: CVS Limiting Opioid Prescriptions To Seven Days

URL: http://www.theonion.com/cvs-limiting-opioid-prescriptions-to-seven-days-1819563765/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Satirical article titled, "CVS Limiting Opioid Prescriptions to Seven Days," published on The Onion web site on October 3, 2017. The article reports readers' opinions on this new policy.

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Title: It Would Really Help Me Out If You Guys Could Just Give Up Your Health Insurance This One Time

URL: http://www.theonion.com/it-would-really-help-me-out-if-you-guys-could-just-give-1819585063/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Satirical article titled, "It Would Really Help Me Out If You Guys Could Just Give Up Your Health Insurance This One Time," published on The Onion web site on September 25, 2017. The article, "written" by U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, asks people to give up their health insurance, including opioid treatment, to help him out.

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Title: Opioid Deaths Could Be Underestimated

URL: http://www.theonion.com/opioid-deaths-could-be-underestimated-1819563557/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Satirical article titled, "Opioid Deaths Could be Underestimated," published on The Onion web site on April 25, 2017. The article shares readers' opinions on a CDC report that the number of opioid deaths may be higher than expected since opioids are not listed as the cause of death.

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Title: OxyContin Maker Criticized For New ‘It Gets You High’ Campaign

URL: http://www.theonion.com/oxycontin-maker-criticized-for-new-it-gets-you-high-c-1819580059/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Satirical article titled, "OxyContin Maker Criticized for New 'It Gets You High' Campaign," published on The Onion web site on July 10, 2017. The article describes a Purdue Pharma ad campaign for that highlights the addictive qualities of Oxycontin.

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Title: Sweating, Shaking Pharmaceutical CEO Says He Can Stop Profiting Off Opioid Epidemic Anytime He Wants

URL: http://www.theonion.com/sweating-shaking-pharmaceutical-ceo-says-he-can-stop-p-1819579775/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Satirical article titled, "Sweating, Shaking Pharmaceutical CEO Says He Can Stop Profiting Off Opioid Epidemic Anytime He Wants," published on The Onion web site on April 5, 2017. The article reports that the CEO Paul Corrier of the pharmaceutical company Arcelis said he can quit making making money on distributing opioids "any time he wants" while shaking and sweating from his "withdrawal" from making money.

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Title: In Midst of Opioid Crisis, an Addiction Medication Program for Federal Prisons Fizzles

URL: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/42096-special-investigation-in-midst-of-opioid-crisis-an-addiction-medication-program-for-federal-prisons-fizzles/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Report titled, "In Midst of Opioid Crisis, an Addiction Medication Program for Federal Prisons Fizzled," by Mike Ludwig published on the Truthout web site on September 28, 2017. The report examines the lack of a Medication-Assistance Treatment (MAT) programs in the federal prison system following a field trial in 2014.

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Title: How to Laugh at an Opioid Crisis - VICE

URL: http://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/jpmkkg/how-to-laugh-at-an-opioid-crisis/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Interview with comedian Mark Hughes, a former addict, who hosted a comedian-driven community event in the Eastside area of Vancouver to bring the story of opioid addiction to the general public. In the interview, published on VICE's web site on December 18, 2016, Hughes talks about his personal struggle with addiction and the positive effect of his show.

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URL: http://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/6/28/15881246/drug-overdose-deaths-world/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article posted on the VOX.com web site on June 28, 2017 on the conclusions of a recent U.N. report stating that the United States bears the brunt of the world's opioid abuse problem due in part to where most of the opioids were marketed and who can afford them.

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Title: Doctor's Duty to Ease Pain At Issue in Calif. Lawsuit - The Washington Post

URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2001/05/07/doctors-duty-to-ease-pain-at-issue-in-calif-lawsuit/c5cce996-344e-40d3-b656-c5da7338e050/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Doctor's Duty to Ease Pain At Issue in California Lawsuit" by Susan Okiewas published on the Washington Post web site on May 7, 2001. The article gives the background on one of the first lawsuits against a physician for the undertreatment of pain. The case, originating in California, involves a patient's family suing a doctor (following the patient's death) claiming that the prescribed drugs were not powerful enough to reduce the patient's pain and reflected the growing influence of patients and advocacy groups to demand better pain management.

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Title: WHO | Arguments in favour of compulsory treatment of opioid dependence

URL: http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/91/2/12-108860/en/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: In this 2013 article in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Zunyou Wu of the Chinese Center for Disease Control argues against the position of WHO and several other United Nations agencies that member states close compulsory drug detention and rehab centers. Wu argues that such centers should be one part of a harm reduction strategy aimed at curing opioid dependence and getting addicts back into society.

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Title: Advocates tout success of program in battle against opioid epidemic | WXXI News

URL: http://wxxinews.org/post/advocates-tout-success-program-battle-against-opioid-epidemic/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Advocates tout success of program in battle against opioid epidemic," by Beth Adams was published on Rochester, New York's public radio station, WXXI's web site on October 18, 2017. The piece focuses on the grassroots organization, Gates to Recovery based in Gates, New York, that works to help people into treatment for addiction.

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Title: Longtime Heroin Addict Fights For Recovery : Shots - Health News : NPR

URL: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/03/537683319/that-fentanyl-thats-death-a-story-of-recovery-in-baltimore/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Segment titled, "'That Fentanyl-That's Death': A Story of Recovery in Baltimore," by Audie Cornish and Andrea Hsu published on the National Public Radio (NPR) web site on August 3, 2017. The segment, which originally aired on the NPR program All Things Considered, follows the story of Andrea "Teacup" Towson, a recovering opioid addict living in Baltimore, over a period of three years. Page includes audio.

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Title: Trump Plans to Declare Opioid Epidemic a National Emergency - The New York Times

URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/10/us/politics/opioid-trump-emergency.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Trump Plans to Declare Opioid Epidemic a National Emergency," by Michael D. Shear and Abby Goodnough published on the New York Times web site on August 10, 2017.

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Title: Why police officers should carry naloxone | PoliceOne.com

URL: https://www.policeone.com/police-products/tactical/tactical-medical/articles/373715006-Why-every-cop-should-carry-naloxone/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Why every cop should carry naloxone," by Policing Matters podcast host and police training expert, Doug Wyllie, that describes the current risks opioid-based substances present to law enforcement and why carrying naloxone is vital to an officer's survival strategy. The article was published on on PoliceOne.com on June 19, 2017.

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Title: Twitter Holds Conversation on Opioids with Surgeon General, Members of Congress – Policy & Medicine

URL: https://www.policymed.com/2018/06/twitter-holds-conversation-on-opioids-with-surgeon-general-members-of-congress.html

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Twitter Holds Conversation on Opioids with Surgeon General, Members of Congress," by Thomas Sullivan, a former political consultant and founder of Rockpoint, Inc. - the parent company of Policy & Medicine - published on the Policy & Medicine's web site on June 7, 2018. The article describes the live conversation on Twitter focused on the opioid epidemic that was sponsored by Twitter DC and the Republican Main Street Partnership on May 22, 2018. The article summarizes panel members' statements and recommendations.

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Title: AI Scans Twitter for Signs of Opioid Abuse - Scientific American

URL: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/ai-scans-twitter-for-signs-of-opioid-abuse/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "AI Scans Twitter for Signs of Opioid Abuse," published on Scientific American's web site on October 30, 2017. The article looks at analyzing Twitter accounts for code words that might imply opioid use (and abuse) and using this information to possibly target public health campaigns in areas where the accounts originate.

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Title: Jacob P. Waletzky Award: Nominate a Colleague for an Award, Prize, or Fellowship

URL: https://www.sfn.org/Awards-and-Funding/Individual-Prizes-and-Fellowships/Outstanding-Research-and-Career-Awards/Jacob-P-Waletzky-Award/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Page on the Society for Neuroscience's web site dedicated to the Jacob P. Waletzky Award. The page features award criteria and the recipients of the award, which is given to a young scientist (within 15 years of his/her PhD or MD) whose independent research has led to significant conceptual and empirical contributions to the understanding of drug addiction. The award is named for Jacob P. Waletzky who died of heroin and cocaine overdose in 2001.

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URL: https://www.statnews.com/2018/06/07/opioid-crisis-legislation-moneyed-interests/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "As opioids legislation gains steam, efforts to address crisis collide with moneyed interests," by Lev Facher posted in the STAT web site's politics section on June 7, 2018. The article discusses the many bi-partisan legislative efforts put forth members of Congress and the opposition they face.

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Title: When a Company Is Profiting From the Opioid Crisis - The Atlantic

URL: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/09/opioid-crisis-responsibility-profits/538938/

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "When A Company if Making Money from the Opioid Crisis," by Brian Alexander published on The Atlantic web site on September 6, 2017. The article suggests that companies look at shareholder value from not just a financial perspective, but from an ethical and moral one as well.

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Title: Opioid-addicted zebrafish attempt to get a hit 2,000 times in 50 minutes, study says - The Washington Post

URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/09/01/opioid-addicted-zebrafish-attempt-to-get-a-hit-2000-times-in-50-minutes-study-says/?utm_term=.b11e3932140d

Collection: Opioid Epidemic web archive

Description: Article titled, "Opioid-addicted zebrafish attempt to get a hit 2,000 times in 50 minutes, study says" by Travis M. Andrews was published on the Washington Post web site on September 1, 2017. The article describes a study run by researchers at the University of Utah published in the journal of Behavioral Brain Research that looked at opioid addicted zebrafish with the hope of learning something that will be useful in treating opioid addicted humans.

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