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Withdrawal from Vicodin
Withdrawal from Vicodin

Your Guide to Vicodin Addiction and Vicodin Withdrawal Hydrocodone (also known by the brand name Vicodin®) has been the second-most commonly…

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The Top 10 Warning Signs of Becoming Addicted to Medication

Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just limited to alcohol and street drugs. It can also be very easy to become addicted…

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Another Stepping Stone to Recovery: What You Need to Know about the 21st Century Cures Act

Another Stepping Stone to Recovery: What You Need to Know about the 21st Century Cures Act This December, President Obama signed…

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Addiction and Mental Health Treatment under the Affordable Care Act

Addiction and Mental Health Treatment under the Affordable Care Act Part of addiction recovery is dealing appropriately and concurrently with any…

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Is the New Opioid Approved by the FDA Dangerous?

Is the New Opioid Approved by the FDA Dangerous? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and…

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Are You Dependent on Sleeping Pills?

Are You Dependent on Sleeping Pills? Despite the knowledge that sleeping pills are only of short-term benefit, many people continue to…

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Genes Linked to Alcoholism

Genes Linked to Alcoholism New research, published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, has pinpointed 11 gene variations linked to a higher…

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Zohydro Painkiller: Do We Need It?

 Zohydro: Do We Need It? Allow me to “speak” candidly. I really have no idea why the FDA has approved the…

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Painkilling Drugs: Recreational Use Stabilizing

The results of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health’s study, using data from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s system, indicates…

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Painkillers and Drug Problems in the E.R.

A new study shows an increase in the prescription of powerful narcotic drugs in American emergency rooms.  A 49% increase in…

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