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Breathing free from opioid addiction

A patient receiving oxygen through a mask.Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help people being treated for opioid addiction reduce their methadone dose and better manage pain and withdrawal symptoms, according to a pair of studies led by Washington State University scientists.

The idea for the studies came from earlier research by Raymond Quock, professor of psychology, that showed the therapy provided pain relief and reduced physical » More …