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Breaking the Opioid Habit in Dentists’ Offices

Breaking the Opioid Habit in Dentists’ Offices by Tina Rosenberg, The New York Times, July 10, 2017 Dentists are realizing that prescribing opiates after dental procedures can lead to opiate additions in their patients. They are, instead, looking to other analgesic alternatives that are non-addictive.

Medicines to Keep Addiction Away

Medicines to Keep Addiction Away by Tina Rosenberg   February 16, 2016  The New York Times This article discusses the benefits of using medications like Suboxone and Methadone for treating opiate addiction.  

Addiction Treatment With a Dark Side

Addiction Treatment With a Dark Side by Deborah Sontag, The New York Times, November 16, 2013 High hopes for buprenorphine, an effective treatment for opioid addiction, have been tempered by a messy reality: health complications and deaths, unscrupulous doctors and a reputation as a street drug.