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Medicaid expansion linked to reduced opioid-related hospitalizations

March 23, 2020
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Alcohol use disorder significantly increases suicide risk

March 19, 2020
Individuals with alcohol use disorder had a significantly greater risk for suicide, even after accounting for psychiatric comorbidity, according to results of a Swedish…

CDC: Overall opioid-involved drug overdose deaths decline

March 19, 2020
From 2017 to 2018, the rate of all drug overdose deaths decreased 4.1%, prescription opioid-involved overdose deaths decreased 13.5% and heroin deaths dropped 4%…
In the Journals

Winning the lottery may not improve health

March 19, 2020
Winning the lottery may not lead to more healthy habits or better overall health, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. “There is broad agreement…
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