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Addiction and Mental Health Treatment under the Affordable Care Act
December 10, 2014

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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Painkilling Drugs: Recreational Use Stabilizing
April 14, 2014

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.
April 7, 2014

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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Be Aware of Mixing Some Common Prescriptions
March 28, 2014

When more than one medical condition is treated at the same time, the medication taken for one condition can sometimes make…

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Chronic Pain and the Problem of Addiction
March 24, 2014

Pain is real and people want relief. The painkillers created over the last two decades are very effective in helping most…

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Sleeping Pill Nightmare
March 12, 2014

There are tens of millions of Americans who regularly take sleeping pills. Ambien, or a generic form of it, is one…

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Abusing Adderall During University Exams
December 9, 2013

A team at Brigham Young University monitored all Tweets in a six month period and noted any tweet that mentioned the…

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Rise in Addictions to a New Drug Cocktail
November 6, 2013

Drug abuse experts in Ireland are shocked at the rise of a new drug cocktail being used by addicts. The cocktail…

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San Diego State University Health Officials React to Increased Opiates Drug Use
October 16, 2013

Formal studies and reports have caused San Diego State’s health officials to do some informal email surveys to see how their…

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No Improvements in Prescription Painkillers After Ten Years of Rising Opioid Prescriptions and Use
October 11, 2013

Prescription painkillers cause almost 75% of all drug overdose deaths. That is staggering. In 2008 there were 14,800 deaths reported due…

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