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Addiction: Veterans with pain, opioid use disorder


 

Less than 30% of veterans who are on medication-assisted treatment for opioids have not been diagnosed with opioid use disorder and only 7% who with OUD have initiated medication-assisted treatment. Also today, buprenorphine diversion and abuse endangers the lives and health of children, cocaine use is declining among young adults, and smoking cigarettes is an epidemic among patients with hepatitis C virus. Listen to the MDedge Daily News for today’s top news.

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