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Levitating Proteins Could Help Diagnose Opioid Abuse, Other Diseases

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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Researchers at Michigan State University’s Precision Health Program have helped developed a fascinating new method for detecting the density of proteins in the blood – a method that could vastly…

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MSU Social Scientist Uncovers Patterns of Opioid Misuse

Friday, January 10, 2020
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Psychology professor Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, a behavioral and social scientist at Michigan State University, is uncovering an alarming pattern of prescription opioid misuse among certain groups of underrepresented veterans….

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Social Scientist Uncovers Patterns of Opioid Misuse Among Bisexual Female Veterans

Thursday, December 19, 2019
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Psychology professor Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter, a behavioral and social scientist at Michigan State University, is uncovering an alarming pattern of prescription opioid misuse among certain groups of underrepresented…

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Is Opioid Treatment Available to Those Who Need It Most?

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities…

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MSU Teams with State and Federal Efforts to Combat Opioid Abuse

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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As opioids increasingly impact the health and welfare of local communities, Michigan State University is joining state and federal efforts to combat the growing national epidemic. The Opioid Prevention…

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Answering the Call to Michigan’s Lack of Addiction Specialists

Friday, February 22, 2019
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The number of opioid-related deaths in Michigan has hit an all-time high, requiring the resources of the state’s three major research universities and one of its largest health…

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A Hidden Epidemic in the Opioid Crisis

Friday, October 5, 2018
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While studying ways to prevent suicide among recently released jail inmates, Michigan State University researcher Jennifer Johnson began to notice that a growing number of opioid overdoses were…

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Opioid Dependency Peaks Among Younger Age Group

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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A Michigan State University study shows that 14- and 15-year-olds are at a higher risk of becoming dependent on prescription drugs within a 12-month period after using them…

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