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Opioid addiction treatment in the news
Dec 3 – The science (and stigma) of Suboxone, or buprenorphine, a drug used to treat opioid addiction is making headlines across the news blogosphere, following a series in The New York Times. The local view …
National discussion grows about Suboxone
A well-written article by writer Jason Cherkis on the Huffington Post site describes one man’s experience with heroin addiction and raises thoughtful questions about treatment options.