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CDC: Opioid use disorder rate quadruples among pregnant women

August 9, 2018
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Methadone adherence may lower mortality rates in opioid-dependent convicts

August 3, 2018
Adherence to methadone was linked to significantly lower mortality rates among Canadian convicted offenders with opioid dependence, findings published in PLOS
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US opioid use remained high through 2016

August 2, 2018
Despite extensive efforts opioid use did not substantial declined in the United States through the end of 2016, according to findings recently published in The BMJ.
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Midlife abstainers, excessive drinkers both at higher risk for dementia

August 1, 2018
Over a mean follow-up period of 23 years, researchers found that people who abstained from alcohol in midlife or consumed more than 14 units per week were at higher risk…
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Stimulant Use Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, August 2018, Volume 48 Issue 8
Stimulant use disorder (SUD) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. Stimulants are natural…
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Prescription Opioid Medications: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

First, do no harm. In an effort to reduce patients’ suffering from pain, clinicians prescribe opiates. But…
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