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24

Separating Side Effects Could Hold Key for Safer Opioids

Separating Side Effects Could Hold Key for Safer Opioids
NIH-funded scientists may have revealed brain functions in pre-clinical research that widen the safety margin for opioid pain relief without overdose ...
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NOV
22

Some Experts Question Opioid Commission’s Marijuana Warning

Some Experts Question Opioid Commission’s Marijuana Warning
The chair of President Trump’s Opioid Commission warned about the dangers of marijuana, in a letter accompanying the release of the commission’s final...
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NOV
21

Veterans Especially Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic

Veterans Especially Hard Hit by Opioid Epidemic
The opioid epidemic has taken an especially heavy toll on U.S. veterans, Reuters reports. Veterans are twice as likely as non-veterans to die from acc...
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NOV
21

FDA Issues Advisory About Deadly Risks Associated With Herb Kratom

FDA Issues Advisory About Deadly Risks Associated With Herb Kratom
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised consumers to avoid using the herb kratom, citing 36 known deaths associated with products containing th...
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NOV
19

Long-Acting and Daily Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction Found Equally Effective

Long-Acting and Daily Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction Found Equally Effective
A new study finds a long-acting medication and a short-term drug that must be taken daily are equally effective in treating opioid addiction. Research...
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NOV
19

DEA Rule Allows Criminal Prosecution for Fentanyl Trafficking

DEA Rule Allows Criminal Prosecution for Fentanyl Trafficking
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will classify illicit versions of fentanyl at the same level as heroin, Reuters reports. The action will mak...
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NOV
16

Teens Dependent on Marijuana and Alcohol Struggle with Success Later in Life

Teens Dependent on Marijuana and Alcohol Struggle with Success Later in Life
Teens who are dependent on marijuana and alcohol struggle to achieve hallmarks of adult success, such as graduating from college, getting married, hav...
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NOV
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Teens Dependent on Marijuana and Alcohol Struggle with Success Later in Life

Teens Dependent on Marijuana and Alcohol Struggle with Success Later in Life
Teens who are dependent on marijuana and alcohol struggle to achieve hallmarks of adult success, such as graduating from college, getting married, hav...
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NOV
15

Millions of Dollars Needed for Trump’s Anti-Opioid Ad Campaign, Advocates Say

Millions of Dollars Needed for Trump’s Anti-Opioid Ad Campaign, Advocates Say
The anti-drug ad campaign advocated by President Trump’s opioid commission will need millions of dollars in funding, advocates tell The Hill. It is no...
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NOV
15

Millions of Dollars Needed for Trump’s Anti-Opioid Ad Campaign, Advocates Say

Millions of Dollars Needed for Trump’s Anti-Opioid Ad Campaign, Advocates Say
The anti-drug ad campaign advocated by President Trump’s opioid commission will need millions of dollars in funding, advocates tell The Hill. It is no...
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