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CDC: Vitamin E acetate, THC implicated in vaping-related lung injury outbreak

CDC: Vitamin E acetate, THC implicated in vaping-related lung injury outbreak
November 8, 2019

Death from preventable causes more common in rural vs. urban US

November 7, 2019
The CDC said it has identified a “persistent and striking gap” in the percentage of rural and urban Americans who die from the top five preventable causes. …
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E-cigarette use high among US children, teens

November 6, 2019
New data published in JAMA from a nationally representative sample show that self-reported electronic cigarette use was high among high school and middle school…
In the Journals

Smoking may increase risk for schizophrenia and depression

November 6, 2019
Tobacco smoking may increase risk for depression and schizophrenia, according to results published in Psychological Medicine. “For individuals already suffering…
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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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Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Expert discusses substance use disorders in hospitalized patients

April 27, 2018
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