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MAR
03

What to Do with Excess Prescription Medications in Your Home

What to Do with Excess Prescription Medications in Your Home
Surplus prescription medications can pose a significant risk to both adults and children. As stated by the National Safety Council, “the largest sourc...
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MAR
03

Could Naltrexone Be Used to Treat Pregnant Women with Opioid Addiction?

Could Naltrexone Be Used to Treat Pregnant Women with Opioid Addiction?
Of the three medications currently approved to treat opioid addiction, the long-acting antagonist naltrexone, which blocks opioids from attaching to t...
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FEB
28

As More U.S. States Legalize Marijuana, Mexico’s Drug Cartels Turn to Heroin

As More U.S. States Legalize Marijuana, Mexico’s Drug Cartels Turn to Heroin
Mexican drug cartels are turning to heroin as more U.S. states legalize marijuana, according to USA Today. Small farmers who used to plant marijuana t...
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28

Legislative Hearings on Opioid Crisis to Focus on Law Enforcement, Public Health

Legislative Hearings on Opioid Crisis to Focus on Law Enforcement, Public Health
House Republicans will hold a series of hearings on addressing the opioid crisis, with a focus on law enforcement, public health and insurance coverag...
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FEB
27

It’s Not the Rehab—It’s the Relationships!

It’s Not the Rehab—It’s the Relationships!
Individuals in active addiction sometimes say, “I don’t need another rehab, I could teach those groups.” Outpatient counselors sometimes say, “So-and-...
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27

Can Vivitrol Help People Leaving Jail Stay Off Opioids?

Can Vivitrol Help People Leaving Jail Stay Off Opioids?
Many people who are arrested and brought to jail on Rikers Island in New York City use opioids, and are forced to detox while in jail. Researchers at ...
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FEB
25

Many Teens Say Peers’ Vaping Led Them to Try E-Cigarettes

Many Teens Say Peers’ Vaping Led Them to Try E-Cigarettes
Almost 40 percent of teens who use e-cigarettes say seeing their peers use the devices led them to try vaping themselves, a new government report find...
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25

FDA Announces Voluntary Destruction and Recall of Kratom Products

FDA Announces Voluntary Destruction and Recall of Kratom Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced it is overseeing the voluntary destruction and recall of kratom products. Earlier this mont...
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FEB
24

What Causes Spouses to Resemble One Another In Their Risk for Alcohol Use Disorder?

What Causes Spouses to Resemble One Another In Their Risk for Alcohol Use Disorder?
A population-based registry study, found that the increase in risk for a first onset of alcohol use disorder in a married individual after the onset o...
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Are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Common In the United States?

Are Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Common In the United States?
A recent cross-sectional study of over 13,000 first-grade children in four regions of the United States was designed to estimate the prevalence of fet...
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