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Using music to break barriers in homelessness, mental health

September 17, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — In a session here at Psych Congress, Vijay Gupta, MM, director of Street Symphony and violinist, illustrated the power of music in mental health and homelessness.

Gupta established Street Symphony, a classical music outreach non-profit organization that performs for homeless and criminalized individuals in Los Angeles.

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New persistent opioid use after surgery common among adolescents

September 15, 2017
CHICAGO — Adolescents and young adults prescribed opioid pain medications after surgery commonly refill these prescriptions for months beyond typical recovery…
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Two studies show promising results for NKTR-181

September 15, 2017
Patients receiving the opioid analgesic NKTR-181 had reduced back pain and exhibited low rates of opioid withdrawal, compared their counterparts who took a placebo…
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Worldwide mortality rates on decline

September 15, 2017
Mortality rates have decreased across all age groups worldwide during the last 5 decades, and deaths in children younger than 5 years decreased to less than 5 million…
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