Two-thirds of patients who have leftover pills from an opioid prescription don't dispose of the drugs properly. Research by Lyen Huang, MD, MPH, shows that access to a new disposal...
Opioid prescribing practices across U of U Health are changing due to a combination of physician leadership and analytics-driven operational changes.
Utah is among a handful of states that has seen a marked increase since 2000 in deaths of despair—so-called because of their link to suicide, drugs, and alcohol.
New research shows that providing patients with home disposal kits greatly reduced their likelihood of having excess opioids at home.
A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.
Study used posthumously culled data on opioid-related deaths to discover causes for rising trend in Utah.