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During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.

During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.

A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.

A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.

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New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.

New Stanford research shows alarming trends in teens' use of a popular vaping device, suggesting they need better education about its addictive potential.

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Stanford pain specialist argues for comprehensive and personalized treatments as Congress considers legislation to combat the opioid crisis.

Stanford pain specialist argues for comprehensive and personalized treatments as Congress considers legislation to combat the opioid crisis.

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Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.

Following surgery, the risk of overdose from opioids is highest during the first month. Taking both short- and long-acting opioids also boosts the risk.

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Even substantial efforts in reducing opioid addiction, preventing overdoses and providing addiction treatment won't curb the crisis any time soon.

Even substantial efforts in reducing opioid addiction, preventing overdoses and providing addiction treatment won't curb the crisis any time soon.

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