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April 3, 2018 - 3:52pm

Smart pill, other Florida innovations could aid opioid fight

EtectRx's smart pill contains a wireless, ingestible sensor that communicates with a wearable reader, which then delivers data to healthcare providers looking to monitor opioid adherence. | Photo courtesy of etectRx.

March 18, 2018 - 6:37pm

Minnesota medtech companies devise treatments for opioid-use disorder

The creators of the InfiSIS, a multimodal neuromodulator device developed by Osseo-based startup SmartImplantSystems specifically as an alternative to opioids, expects the neuropathic device to be effective in addressing the multiple forms of pain that can collectively plague post-operative and other patients, particularly in the back and the legs. | Photo courtesy of Omid Souresrafil/SmartImplantSystems

March 15, 2018 - 4:38pm

Non-addictive cone snail therapy could help with chronic pain

The conid gastropods (cone shells) are fascinating marine snails for a couple reasons – they have attractively shaped, colorful shells and they are killers. But according to a Seattle biotech company, their venom can also help ease chronic pain. | Photo courtesy of James St. John
 

March 12, 2018 - 3:43pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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