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Most youth with nicotine use disorder are not treated

October 8, 2019

Read the Perspective from Frank T. Leone, MD, MS

In the Journals

CDC: Flavored e-cigarette use rises among children, teens

October 3, 2019
Flavored e-cigarette use among high school and middle school students is rising, according to data published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Tobacco, nicotine…

USPSTF finds insufficient evidence to recommend drug counseling by PCPs

October 1, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the evidence was insufficient to recommend counseling by primary care physicians to prevent drug use among patients aged…
Perspective

‘We don’t know’: CDC lacks key answers about vaping lung injuries

September 26, 2019
Federal lawmakers questioned health officials in two hearings this week about lung injuries and deaths related to vaping in the United States. However, Anne
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Implications of Food Addiction and Drug Use in Obesity

Psychiatric Annals, October 2011, Volume 41 Issue 10
There have long been anecdotal accounts of food addiction, but the concept has recently gained scientific validity…
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CME

Opioid Use Disorder: Moving Beyond the Status Quo to Save Lives

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Indivior, Inc.

Prescription opioid abuse has become a major epidemic in the United States. Statistics released by the US Centers for…
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VIDEO: Research shows lasting effects of persistent marijuana use in teens

May 14, 2016
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