KSAT 12: Study: Opioid-addicted mothers share many risk factors

June 15, 2020

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, CPNP, IBCLC, FAAN, School of Nursing, discusses her recent study analyzing the factors that contribute to expectant mothers and new mothers to use opioids, which also is related to neonatal abstinence disorder in their babies. Read and watch the full story.

WQAD: Your Health: Something better than Naloxone

April 14, 2020

Interview of UT Health San Antonio pharmacology professor Charles France, Ph.D., is carried by WQAD-TV, Moline, IL., on the topic of Your Health: Something better than Naloxone. Read and watch the story.

Long-lasting treatment drug could slow the opioid crisis

March 9, 2020

Scientists developing medication to help substance users for weeks Naloxone (brand name Narcan®) currently is used to rescue people from opioid overdose, but the protection is transient, lasting an hour or less. Opioid effects can persist for several hours, however, which puts the individual at risk of overdose re-emerging as effects of naloxone wear off. […]