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As the legalization of marijuana spreads across the country, the dangers of driving under its influence (DUI) have become a very real problem. The situation has courts and traffic cops scratching their heads. Unlike the ubiquitous alcohol breathalyzer, standard equipment in almost every cop car…

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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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A new study by Columbia University Medical Center in New York City has found that every state that has legalized medical marijuana is experiencing increases in recreational use and use disorders. At the same time, the study says, states that have not legalized medical marijuana have declining…

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Opioid painkillers actually cause more pain than the pain they're supposed to be treating. And it can be long term and very severe, says a new study from the University of Colorado. The fact that opioids cause pain has been known for decades. But the phenomenon called "opioid-induced hyperalgesia"…

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Just weeks after the Senate passed the historic Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 94-to-1, Congress has again demonstrated broad bipartisan support for the battle against America's opioid epidemic. And then just a few weeks ago, House lawmakers…

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In spite of her best efforts to help her son overcome his addiction, Justin Phillips lost 20-year-old Aaron to a heroin overdose in October, 2013. Countless grief-stricken moms across America have had to face similar unthinkable tragedies like heroin overdose. Only a few manage to turn such a…

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The life expectancy of middle-aged and younger White Americans has slightly declined for the first time in decades, and scientists are blaming substance abuse as a main cause. Other driving factors include alcohol-related liver disease and suicides, says the National Center for Health…

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Narcan nasal spray, the first FDA-approved intranasal naloxone hydrochloride spray. Naloxone is used to arrest the potentially fatal effects of an opioid overdose, particularly potentially fatal respiratory failure. Adapt Pharma Inc., licensed…

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A mom and dad in Philadelphia who lost their son to a heroin overdose have gathered nearly 40,000 signatures on a petition on the popular moveon.org petition website. Cris and Valerie Fiore’s petition calls for amendments to the Affordable Health Care Act to provide longer drug rehabilitation…

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(Novus reports to professionals in the treatment industry to help support those that work to handle the epidemic of addiction in the US.) The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful and notorious opioid painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11. Physicians who treat…

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