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Nearly 10 million American kids under the age of 17 are living with at least one parent who has a substance use disorder. Substance use disorders (SUDs) are defined as "recurrent use of alcohol or other drugs (or both) that results in significant impairment." A new study from the National…

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Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome do better when treated with sublingual buprenorphine than the usual oral morphine, says new study There’s been a lot of attention on the so-called “opioid epidemic” in America recently, and media coverage regularly echoes the call for wider…

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The US Food and Drug Administration has tightened restrictions on two opioids, codeine and tramadol, that are widely-used to treat colds, coughs and pain in kids. Children under 12 should receive no codeine or tramadol at all, the new ruling says. Teenagers 12 to 18 years should be screened for…

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A new study from Columbia University says 62% more pregnant women are smoking pot than did so a decade ago - particularly younger pregnant women 18 to 25. Using marijuana as a remedy for nausea may be the driving force behind the big jump in pot smoking among pregnant women. Along with that is the…

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Neonatal abstinence syndrome among infants in rural areas increased 600 percent from 2004 to 2013 – more than double the increase in urban areas – according to a study by the University of Michigan. Neonatal abstinence syndrome, or NAS, is the medical term for newborns suffering withdrawal…

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Americans 65 years of age and older make up less than 15 percent of the population, but they consume more than 30 percent of all prescribed medications. This puts seniors at even greater risk of prescription drug abuse and addiction than their children and grand-children. And according to all…

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Talk about bad parenting. A four-year-old boy was found in the backseat of a car while a woman and a male driver were unconscious in the front seat. It turns out they both were overdosed on heroin. The relationship of the man to the woman and child was not immediately known. But the woman was…

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Gun deaths and drug deaths both continue to increase across America, and both have captured wide public and media attention. But when you compare the statistics for each, the effects of drugs far outweigh those caused by guns. From 2000 to 2014, says a report from the Centers for Disease Control…

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(Novus writes inspirational stories of people in the news who have overcome addiction.  This is not to infer that these people are connected to Novus Medical Detox Center but simply to provide hope and encouragement to those fighting addiction.) Danny Trejo is one heck of a busy Hollywood…

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This November, California voters will go to the polls to decide if their state will join Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon in allowing the recreational use of marijuana as part of the Recreational Marijuana Initiative. Back in 1996, Californians voted "Yes" to Proposition 215 making it the…

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