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Experts call for more neuroscience research focused on long-term recovery from addiction

Experts call for more neuroscience research focused on long-term recovery from addiction

New $17.8 million grant ensures USC at forefront of research on tobacco-related health risks

New $17.8 million grant ensures USC at forefront of research on tobacco-related health risks

Lung cancer patients treated with invasive surgery more likely to become chronic opioid users

Lung cancer patients treated with invasive surgery more likely to become chronic opioid users

Successful recovery from addiction means more than achieving abstinence

Successful recovery from addiction means more than achieving abstinence

Children of mothers using cannabis may start using it at an earlier age, finds study

Children of mothers using cannabis may start using it at an earlier age, finds study

Dopamine neurons may involve in conditions ranging from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia

Dopamine neurons may involve in conditions ranging from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia

Cannabinoid drugs reduce perceived unpleasantness of painful stimuli and increase tolerance

Cannabinoid drugs reduce perceived unpleasantness of painful stimuli and increase tolerance

FDA takes new steps to address opioid crisis by approving Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy

FDA takes new steps to address opioid crisis by approving Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy

FDA launches new comprehensive effort to educate kids about dangers of e-cigarettes

FDA launches new comprehensive effort to educate kids about dangers of e-cigarettes

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

Must-reads of the week from Brianna Labuskes

Must-reads of the week from Brianna Labuskes

Ensysce receives award from NIDA to undertake development of opioid overdose protection platform

Ensysce receives award from NIDA to undertake development of opioid overdose protection platform

Half as many people are trying heroin, but marijuana use grows

Half as many people are trying heroin, but marijuana use grows

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ A detour on a smoking off-ramp

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ A detour on a smoking off-ramp

Cocaine-addicted rats show long-lasting increases in number of orexin neurons

Cocaine-addicted rats show long-lasting increases in number of orexin neurons

Inhaled form of high blood pressure drug has potential to treat anxiety, pain

Inhaled form of high blood pressure drug has potential to treat anxiety, pain

Health care organizations can play key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job

Health care organizations can play key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job

Novel decoding technology could predict mood variations from brain signals

Novel decoding technology could predict mood variations from brain signals

Male and female brains are affected differently by repeated binge drinking

Male and female brains are affected differently by repeated binge drinking