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The study results, from 2019, precede the surge of overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over 94,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. last year. New York activists urge the new governor to OK overdose prevention centers.
This California county had the highest hepatitis C rates in the state, and yet officials have hampered syringe programs.
Chronic pain is common among people with HIV, but it may not drive opioid use disorder.
The Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States, released by HHS, offers a road map for the next five years.
Overdose deaths rose by nearly 5% in 2019, and the pandemic could make matters worse.
A survey of local health departments reveals concerning news—and a silver lining.
Yes! Here’s a snapshot of HIV providers responding to the new pandemic.
A systematic review of hep C treatment outcomes in this population shows they have high cure rates and relatively low reinfection rates.
Researchers examined increasing use of PrEP, expanding access to opioid use disorder treatment and improving engagement with HIV care.
Federal judge rules in favor of nonprofit seeking to open the country’s first overdose prevention facility.
A recent survey found that pharmacies are insufficiently educating the public about unused opioid and antibiotic disposal.
Researchers believe that lack of economic opportunity drives an increase in opioid use among local residents.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
Taking opioids at the same time as benzodiazepines, such as Xanax and Ativan, is also associated with overdose.
MLB’s drug policy was updated in response to the overdose death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in July.
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