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22 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
The number of people dying from cocaine overdoses in the United States is on the rise, and a new study suggests why:…
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20 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
In news profiles of the victims of the opioid epidemic, the narrative is familiar: a person gets a legal prescription for an…
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16 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
Luck may play a role in determining who ends up taking prescription opioids long-term, according to a study released Wednesday that found…
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15 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), in a landmark report written by top scientists, The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Current…
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14 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
As she was planning her study to look into the role physical activity and sport play in the development of substance addiction,…
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06 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
UCLA researchers have found that an anti-inflammatory drug primarily used in Japan to treat asthma could help people overcome alcoholism.
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06 February 2017 Written by Published in Medical
The way North Carolina addiction counselor Linda Shaffer describes the progression in her thinking about medication treatments for addiction reflects her field's…
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27 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
Smokers with depression who successfully quit smoking using stop smoking services may see an improvement in their mental health, according to new…
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26 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
A new preclinical study led by a University of Texas at Dallas researcher shows that vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy might have…
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24 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
When did our nation’s opioid crisis begin? Pretty much as soon as a German pharmacist isolated morphine from opium in 1805. Within…
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23 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
A patient's continuing to use tobacco can pose a major hurdle to addiction recovery. Treatment programs have many options for assisting patients…
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23 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
Obesity is one of the most significant threats to health in the U.S. and is responsible for the development of multiple serious…
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20 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
A study of more than 100,000 surgical cases at University of Virginia Health System found patients' pain scores improved even as doctors…
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20 January 2017 Written by Published in Medical
Low estrogen levels may make women more susceptible to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some points in their menstrual…
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