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Reports from poison control centers illustrate the medical risks associated with prescription amphetamine misuse, with administration by injection generally associated with the worst outcomes.
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CODAC Behavioral Healthcare is piloting a mobile treatment unit that is bringing medical care, counseling and referral guidance to high-need communities.
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A report from the American Medical Association and Manatt Health suggests that Medicaid expansion states have a significant advantage in combating the opioid epidemic.
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Cannabidiol (CBD) is being touted as an elixir for pain and numerous other ills. Amid the claims, addiction treatment patients are starting to seek guidance from their clinicians.
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New York City officials are crediting the comprehensive HealingNYC initiative for helping to stem the growth in drug overdose deaths in the city.
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An effort to reduce opioid prescribing for surgical patients by one-third was not found to worsen patients' reports of post-surgical pain or client satisfaction.
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There was universal agreement among panelists during a Sunday morning session at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders East about the benefits of harm reduction strategies. They prevent overdose deaths and the spread of infectious diseases…
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Two studies have demonstrated efficacy for the novel dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor dasotraline for the treatment of moderate to severe binge eating disorder.
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A Boston Medical Center study found that a more symptom-driven approach to treating infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome reduced hospital stays and use of agonist medication.
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A training event in Ohio sought to increase participation from physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the response to the opioid crisis.
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The new Addiction Free CA site will serve as a comprehensive resource for providers and patients, including information on efforts to expand access to medication treatments.
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